Mason Transit Authority announced that it has added for commuters a bus route between Olympia and Shelton.

The new Route 16 runs in the morning and in the evening with few stops along the way.

The route currently runs between the Transit-Community Center in Shelton and the Olympia Transit Center, with a stop at the Kamilche Transit Center. The Shelton Matlock Park and Ride will be added to the schedule when the Park and Ride is complete.

Route 16 operates Monday through Friday. Riders pay $1.50 fare because the route travels outside Mason County.

Click here for the schedule and more information, or call 360-427-5033, toll-free 800-374-3747.