AMES, Iowa –
Oct. 30, 2013 – All over the nation, veterans will be honored on Veterans Day,
Monday, Nov. 11, for their service to our country. In Iowa, several of the public
transit agencies will be offering free rides to veterans to thank them for
their sacrifice. Some systems are extending free rides to veterans’ family
members. To find out if your local transit system is participating, please go
Check the site often as more activities are being added as additional events
served by 19 urban transit agencies, 16 regional transit agencies, and 10
mobility managers supporting urban and rural communities in each of Iowa’s 99
counties. Public transit plays a critical role in the mobility and quality of
life of Iowans. All public transit services are open to the public.
27.5 million public transit rides were provided in Iowa last year, representing
nearly nine rides for each resident and a ridership increase of 14.5 percent
over the past six years.
Brent Paulsen at 515-239-1132 or firstname.lastname@example.org