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NWACC Students Take Advantage of $0 bus fare thru 2023!

Attention college students! Did you know that you have access to $0 public bus transportation? Yes, you read that right. You can ride the bus to class, the library, the gym, or anywhere else you need to go without spending a dime. Let's discuss why you should take advantage of this great opportunity and how it can benefit you and your community.

Save Money

College is expensive, and every dollar counts. By using $0 public transportation, you can save money on gas, parking fees, and car maintenance costs *side eye*. You can use the money you save to pay for textbooks, food, or other essentials. $0 public transportation is an excellent option for students who are on a tight budget.

Go Green

BONUS using multimodal transportation options is good for the environment. Public transportation emits fewer greenhouse gases than cars, which can help reduce air pollution and carbon footprint. Combine riding your bike and a ride the bus, you are helping to make your campus a greener, more sustainable community.

Reduce Traffic Congestion

Traffic congestion is a common problem on college campuses, especially during peak hours. By using public transportation, you can help reduce traffic congestion on campus. This can make your commute faster and more convenient, as you won't have to worry about finding a parking spot.

Enjoy Your Commute

When you ride the bus, you can use your travel time to catch up on reading, watch your latest tv show obsession(like Love is Blind, why is that show so addicting?!), listen to Tyler, the Creator's latest album, or just relax and enjoy the ride. You can also use the time to socialize with your classmates or make new friends. Riding the bus can be a fun and enjoyable experience, especially if you're not used to it.

How to Start Riding

To start using $0 public transportation, visit your campus transportation office or website. They can provide you with information about bus routes, schedules, and fares. You may need to show your student ID to get on the bus, so make sure you have it with you. Once you know the bus route that will take you where you need to go, all you have to do is hop on the bus and let it take you there.

$0 public transportation is a fantastic resource that every college student should take advantage of. It can save you money, help the environment, reduce traffic congestion, and make your commute more enjoyable. Visit your campus transportation office or click our 490 Express route map below to learn more about your $0 public bus transportation option and start riding the bus to your next destination!

Current route map:

Route 490 (reg and reduced schedule)
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On-Demand Transit Connecting Routes:

Fayetteville: On-Demand to NWA Mall

Rogers: On-Demand to Hunt Tower or NWACC Burns Hall

Bentonville: On-Demand to NWACC Burns Hall

Starting April 3, 2023

Route 490 20230403
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Springdale Connecting Routes:

Route 61 20230403
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Fayetteville Connecting Routes:

Route 10 20230403
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