Ravell Call, Deseret News
FILE - Passengers ride in a UTA bus in the free fare zone on State Street in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. The Utah Transit Authority is offering 15-minute frequency service on Route 500 to the Capitol Mondays throughout the 45-day session.

SALT LAKE CITY — Parking at the Capitol can be a nightmare when the Legislature is in session.

But members of public, legislators, staff members, lobbyists and media representatives can rest assured of making it to a meeting or rally on time with the Utah Transit Authority's Capitol Connector.

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The transit agency is offering 15-minute frequency service on Route 500 to the Capitol Mondays through Fridays throughout the 45-day session.

The Capitol Connector was first designed and introduced in 2016 to help alleviate limited parking around the Capitol complex and encourage visitors to help reduce air pollution during a time of year when the Salt Lake Valley typically experiences its heaviest inversions.

Route 500 is located in UTA's Free Fare Zone and connects to all TRAX lines at the Courthouse Station and to FrontRunner at the North Temple Station.