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Public transportation after 6pm from downtown SLO

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Public transportation after 6pm from downtown SLO

I will be in St Luis Obispo for a couple of days on business and WITHOUT a car. I will be staying along Madonna st and would like to visit downtown after work (around 5:45-6:00pm). Checking the bus schedules I realized that the bus works until 6:20pm or so. Google indicates that it’s a 30 minute walk which will not be a problem on my way to downtown however on my way back I would not like to do this as Im on my own and will be already dark, also google maps specifies that there are areas without sidewalks. So, what option do I have if I want to go back from downtown to Madonna st without car or public transport after 7:30pm? Are taxis easily available?

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1. Re: Public transportation after 6pm from downtown SLO

I doubt taxi's are readily available in downtown SLO, but here's a list of cab companies with reviews you can read up on and call when you're ready to return to your hotel:

http://www.yelp.com/search?cflt=taxis&find_loc=San+Luis+Obispo%2C+CA

BTW- I would re-consider that walk into downtown SLO. Some of that route is a bit sketchy.

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2. Re: Public transportation after 6pm from downtown SLO

Hmmm. That link didn't post properly. Will re-try

Edited: 21 March 2014, 15:41
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3. Re: Public transportation after 6pm from downtown SLO

You'll have to copy and paste the link into your browser to get it to come up.

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4. Re: Public transportation after 6pm from downtown SLO

SLO Transit Routes 4 and 5 operate between downtown and Madonna Road.

Route 4 operates weekday evenings between Labor Day and mid-June, roughly matching up with when Cal Poly is in session. The last Route 4 bus leaves downtown at 10:20 PM.

www.slocity.org/publicworks/transit/tripm.asp

The walk is a bit of a hassle, even during the day. I wouldn't call it sketchy per se, but the stretch between the Madonna Inn and Marsh Street can feel a bit isolated at times. FYI, the Google Maps disclaimer about missing sidewalks exists for all walking directions. In this particular case, there are sidewalks the entire way.

Edited: 21 May 2014, 09:12
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5. Re: Public transportation after 6pm from downtown SLO

Davdaven is correct there are sidewalks in all directions too and from the Madonna area to downtown. Most downtown establishments will call a cab for you if needed. I wouldn't say the walk is sketchy at all...maybe the circle k but that's about it.

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