A new Xpress commuter bus route connecting Perimeter Center with Cumming in Forsyth County begins service Sept. 6.

The Georgia Regional Transportation Authority’s new Route 401 bus will run between a park-and-ride location in Cumming and MARTA’s Medical Center station in Sandy Springs.

A GRTA map showing the Perimeter Center part of the new Route 401 Xpress bus line.

Stops in between will include the Sandy Springs and Dunwoody MARTA stations; Perimeter Center Parkway stops at Perimeter Center West and Office Park Drive; and Peachtree-Dunwoody Road at Concourse Parkway.

GRTA Xpress buses serving Perimeter Center have free Wi-Fi.

Route 401 fares will be $3 one-way; $5 round-trip; 10 trips for $25; and a 31-day pass for $100. For more details on the route and schedule, see xpressga.com.

Perimeter Connects, a commuting program from the Perimeter Community Improvement Districts, can connect bus-riders to other incentives. They include the “guaranteed ride home” that provides up to five free taxi rides if a commuter misses the bus home. For more information, see perimeterconnects.com.

Route 401 is one of three new Xpress bus routes that will expand Perimeter Center service in coming months, Perimeter Connects director Jennifer Harper previously said.

John Ruch

John Ruch is an Atlanta-based journalist. Previously, he was Managing Editor of Reporter Newspapers.