Yes, it’s official. Athens, Georgia, will now have bus service running off-campus until 11 PM.
More detail from this Athens Banner-Herald article (registration or BugMeNot required):
Beginning Aug. 14, Athens Transit will start a new night service that will extend hours for many of the most popular routes.
Instead of stopping the routes 1 (North Avenue), 2 (East Athens), 5 (Beechwood/Baxter), 9 (Macon Highway/Five Points), 20 (Georgia Square Mall) and 25 (Lexington Road/Gaines School) around 7 p.m., buses will continue until 11 p.m., according to Margaret Pettus, a dispatcher for Athens Transit.
Most of you probably don’t even realize how elated I was to read this. I may very well be enjoying life in Athens starting this fall. This will also make me feel a whole lot less stressed, as I actually have time to decompress in my apartment after my assistantship before I go off about town…