Fredericksburg Regional Transit

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Fredericksburg Regional Transit
Fredericksburg Regional Transit logo.png
SloganHistory In Motion
Founded1996 (1996) [1]
Headquarters1400 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Locale Northern Virginia
Service area
Service type bus
Routes20
Destinations
Hubs
DepotsBowman Center
Fleet33 [1]
Director of Public TransitWendy Kimball
Website ridefred.com

Fredericksburg Regional Transit or FRED is a bus transit system that operates in and around Fredericksburg, VA. It provides year-round bus service to Spotsylvania and Fredericksburg, with commuter shuttles to the Fredericksburg station for connections to Amtrak and Virginia Railway Express. Most service operates Monday through Friday from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm. It also provides service late nights and on weekends when the University of Mary Washington is in session. The administrative offices and main passenger transfer facility are located at 1400 Jefferson Davis Highway in Fredericksburg, and is commonly known as "FRED Central." [1]

History

FRED was founded in 1996 and has continued to grow as a public transit system. In 1998 the system expanded to Spotsylvania County and in 2001 it began serving Stafford County, with service to Caroline County starting in 2002. In 2007, FRED began offering feeder service to connect to the Virginia Railway Express system. [1]

Routes

Route Information
C1/C2 Caroline
D1 South Stafford
D2 South Stafford
D3 North Stafford
D4 North Stafford
D5 South Stafford
D6 North Stafford
E1 Eagle Express
E2 Eagle Express
E2LN Eagle Express
Late Night
F1 Fredericksburg
F2 Fredericksburg
F3 Fredericksburg
F4 Fredericksburg
F5 Fredericksburg
S1 Spotsylvania County
S5 Spotsylvania County
S4 Spotsylvania County
VF1 Fredericksburg VRE Shuttle
VS1 Spotsylvania County VRE Shuttle

Fares

FRED's fares are $1.25 for riders using cash. Students of the University of Mary Washington and Germanna Community College, children under 3, and employees of MediCorp Health System, Star Radio Group, and The Free Lance-Star ride for free. Senior citizens and disabled patrons only pay half fare, or $0.60. VRE Shuttles have a fare of $1.75. FRED offers adult monthly passes for $50 which are valid on regular service routes. [2]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Fredericksburg Regional Transit - Transit Development Plant FY 2017 - FY 2022" (PDF). Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation. May 2017. Retrieved February 14, 2018.
  2. ^ "Current FRED Fares and Passes". Fredericksburg Regional Transit. Retrieved February 14, 2018.

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