National Get on Board Day

Get on Board Day is a new national awareness and advocacy day that is all about generating awareness of and increasing support for public transportation among riders and non-riders, elected officials, and stakeholders.

With a unified voice, our industry will come together on April 25, 2019, to highlight the many benefits public transit provides to communities.  

Get on Board Logo Bus
Get on Board infographic

Fun Facts

  • Homes values performed 42% better when located near high-frequency public transit. Owning a home near public transit boosts property values. 
  • 87% of public transportation trips directly benefit the economy by getting people to work and connecting them to local businesses. Public transit does more than just get people from point A to point B. Have you considered its impact on the economy? 
  • Communities that invest in public transit reduce the nation's carbon emissions by 37 million metric tons annually. Not only does public transit keep you and your community moving forward, but it also benefits the environment. It's time to #GetOnBoard 
  • Public transportation investment yields a 4-to-1 return for the economy. Increase public transit investment can lead to significant economic growth. 
  • 87% of Public transit trips directly benefit the economy by getting people to work and connecting them to local businesses.


#GetOnBoard for a healthier environment. Public transit helps create lively and vibrant communities.