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Baton Rouge Transport

Transport


Public transport options include buses, which go all over the city but run infrequently, and the Capitol Park Trolley, which provides free service around the downtown area. Fare for the bus is $1.75 for an adult, with concessions and passes available. The trolley only run between Monday and Friday, 10:30am to 2:30pm. Renting a car is perhaps the best 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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