New Transit & Bike Lane on West 5th

This week, Capital Metro began to use a new bike and bus-only lane along West 5th Street between West Lynn and Baylor Streets.

The new lane on 5th Street west of MoPac is similar to the bus-priority lanes on Guadalupe and Lavaca Streets. The Austin Transportation Department has converted a bike lane that ran all the way to Lamar Blvd into a dedicated bus & bike lane for a half-mile section between West Lynn and Baylor.

The bus & bike lane has signal priority for the traffic light at West 5th & Baylor, allowing buses and bicycles through the intersection while all other traffic is stopped at a red light.

Five routes operate on West 5th St.:

If you have any questions, please call our Customer Service GO Line at 512-474-1200.