Rock Region METRO Hosting Free Rides for Youths 18 and Younger Now Through April 12

Posted on March 16, 2020 in Alerts

Rock Region METRO has partnered with the City of Little Rock and other organizations to take youths 18 and younger to area meal sites now through April 12.

For the full news release from the city, click here.

For a map of METRO routes to weekday locations, click here.

For a map of METRO routes to Saturday locations, click here.

For a map of METRO routes to Sunday locations, click here.

 

Weekdays

Youth ages 12-18 will be able to ride Rock Region METRO Connect and fixed-route buses for free. Youth 11 and under are required to travel with one guardian, both of which will be able to ride for free.

Lunch – 11-12:30 p.m.

Walk and drive-through sites will be open for grab-and-go lunches at the following LRSD Schools and Central Arkansas Library System locations:

Location Address Accessed by 
Chicot Elementary School 11100 Chicot Road Route 22 University Ave./Mabelvale
Booker Magnet Elementary School 2015 Barber Street Route 6 Granite Mountain
King Elementary School 905 MLK Drive Route 11 Dr. MLK Jr. Drive
Romine Elementary School 3400 Romine Road METRO Connect: John Barrow Road Zone* OR Route 14 Rosedale
Stephens Elementary School 3700 W. 18th Street Route 16 UA-Little Rock
Terry Elementary School 10800 Mara Lynn Road Route 5 West Markham
McClellan High School 9417 Geyer Springs Road Route 17 Mabelvale/ Downtown OR Route 22 University Ave./Mabelvale OR Route 23 Baseline/Southwest
Wakefield Elementary School 75 Westminster Drive Route 22 University Ave./Mabelvale
Dee Brown Library 6325 Baseline Road Route 22 University Ave./Mabelvale OR Route 23 Baseline/Southwest
Sue Cowan Williams Library 1800 S. Chester Street Route 16 UA-Little Rock
Sid McMath Library 2100 John Barrow Road METRO Connect: John Barrow Road Zone*

* To access METRO Connect, download the free Transloc microtransit app from the Google Play or App Store, create a profile and book a ride by clicking in the mapped John Barrow Road Zone. If you do not have access to a smartphone, call our dispatch team at 501-476-3761. For more information on METRO Connect, click here.

Dinner – 5-7 p.m.

Walk and drive-through sites will be open for grab-and-go dinners at the following LRSD Schools and Central Arkansas Library System locations:

Location Address Accessed by 
Chicot Elementary School 11100 Chicot Road Route 22 University Ave./Mabelvale
Booker Magnet Elementary School 2015 Barber Street Route 6 Granite Mountain
King Elementary School 905 MLK Drive Route 11 Dr. MLK Jr. Drive
Romine Elementary School 3400 Romine Road METRO Connect: John Barrow Road Zone* OR Route 14 Rosedale
Stephens Elementary School 3700 W. 18th Street Route 16 UA-Little Rock
Terry Elementary School 10800 Mara Lynn Road Route 5 West Markham
McClellan High School 9417 Geyer Springs Road Route 17 Mabelvale/ Downtown OR Route 22 University Ave./Mabelvale OR Route 23 Baseline/Southwest
Wakefield Elementary School 75 Westminster Drive Route 22 University Ave./Mabelvale
Dee Brown Library 6325 Baseline Road Route 22 University Ave./Mabelvale OR Route 23 Baseline/Southwest
Sue Cowan Williams Library 1800 S. Chester Street Route 16 UA-Little Rock
Sid McMath Library 2100 John Barrow Road METRO Connect: John Barrow Road Zone*

* To access METRO Connect, download the free Transloc microtransit app from the Google Play or App Store, create a profile and book a ride by clicking in the mapped John Barrow Road Zone. If you do not have access to a smartphone, call our dispatch team at 501-476-3761. For more information on METRO Connect, click here.