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Mountain Metropolitan Transit to Honor Area Veterans with Pass Giveaway
Tuesday, November 05, 2013


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.--This Veterans Day, November 11, Mountain Metropolitan Transit (MMT), the Transit Division of the City of Colorado Springs, will pay tribute to those who have served in the U.S. military by giving away 20-ride tickets to three area veterans. Each 20-ride ticket is good for twenty one-way trips on any of the City’s 18 fixed-route buses. Disabled veterans who are certified to use Metro Mobility are also eligible and will receive 20 mobility trips. Providing more than 10,000 trips per day, MMT offers service north to Research Parkway, west into Manitou Springs, east to Peterson Air Force Base and south into Widefield.

All area veterans of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard are invited to enter the drawing by sharing their name, rank and branch of service in the comments section of the special “Veterans Day Giveaway” post on the MMT Facebook page at facebook.com/MountainMetro. Veterans can also enter by sending an email to mmtveterans@gmail.com with the subject heading “Veterans Day Giveaway” along with their full name, rank and branch of service in the body of the email.

The drawing will take place on November 12, and the winners will be announced on Facebook and the MMT website.

Mountain Metropolitan Transit would like to thank all of our veterans for their dedicated service.

Mountain Metropolitan Transit provides local fixed-route bus service and 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).