Conroe suspends transit fare collection

Conroe Connection serves various routes in the city of Conroe. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Conroe Connection serves various routes in the city of Conroe. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Conroe Connection serves various routes in the city of Conroe. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Conroe Mayor Toby Powell suspended Conroe Connection fares April 9 for its fixed route and ADA paratransit service to allow citizens free transportation to get medical treatment during the coronavirus outbreak, according to a press release.


The fares are suspended effective April 9 until May 1. The public transportation service operates Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m.-7 p.m. The press release said Conroe Connection staff are working to protect the health and safety of themselves and passengers during the outbreak.
By Andy Li
Originally from Boone, North Carolina, Andy Li is a graduate of East Carolina University with degrees in Communication with a concentration in Journalism and Political Science. While in school, he worked as a performing arts reporter, news, arts and copy editor and a columnist at the campus newspaper, The East Carolinian. He also had the privilege to work with NPR’s Next Generation Radio, a project for student journalists exploring radio news. Moving to Houston in May 2019, he now works as the reporter for the Conroe/Montgomery edition of Community Impact Newspaper.


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