U.S. Active Duty Military Ride Free on Mountain Metropolitan Transit Fixed-Route Buses
Friday, April 27, 2012
In honor of National Military Appreciation Month the City of Colorado Springs will provide active duty military personnel free rides on its fixed-route city buses. This military appreciation program will last for the entire month of May and includes all active duty U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reserves. To ride free, active duty military personnel must present to the bus driver an active duty military ID card or wear the appropriate uniform at time of boarding.
“We are honored to provide active duty military free rides on our fixed-route bus system during Military Appreciation Month. The transit services division of the City of Colorado Springs appreciates the opportunity to demonstrate its gratitude for the sacrifices made by our military,” said Craig Blewitt, director Mountain Metropolitan Transit.
Mountain Metropolitan Transit provides local fixed-route bus service, express bus service, and Metro Mobility ADA paratransit service for Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. All buses are wheelchair-lift equipped. Mountain Metropolitan Transit also provides other services such as Metro Rides’ ridesharing, vanpool, and bicycling programs. For added convenience, there are bike racks on all buses for riders who want to utilize the bike-n-busprogram.
For additional information regarding Mountain Metropolitan Transit please visit www.mmtransit.com, or call (719) 385-RIDE (7433).