Baton Rouge Transport
Public transport options include buses and trolley buses. Buses go all over the city, but run infrequently. Fare for the bus is about $1.75 for an adult, with concessions and passes available. The Capitol Park Trolley, which provides free service around the downtown area, is a great way to explore Baton Rouge. The trolleys run between Monday and Friday, 10:30am to 2:30pm. Renting a car is also a good option. The minimum age for this is usually 25, although some agencies only require drivers to be 21 years of age, a surcharge may be added. A valid driver's license, passport and major credit card are also required. Keep in mind that Baton Rouge is a much busier place than it once was. When Hurricane Katrina hit nearby New Orleans, many people were evacuated to Baton Rouge, and a lot of them stayed. Many roads and highways now experience significant congestion regardless of the time of day.
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