College Park residents now have easier access to shopping and arts thanks to the Prince George’s County Route 1 Ride. A collaboration between UMd., local municipalities and the county, the Route 1 Ride is a dedicated line of TheBus with stops up and down Route One from Mt. Rainer to Ikea in College Park with a stop at the College Park Metro Station. The intent of the new busline is to stimulate commerce along the Route 1 corridor, but lessen traffic and parking difficulties residents may face when trying to access entertainment, shopping, or food along the notoriously busy street.
The bus travels the Route One corridor from Mt. Rainer to Ikea and back again several times a day. By Jenni Pompi (View FULL STORY online on Patch)