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Posted on: April 24, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Green Bay Metro Participates in National Get on Board Day, April 25th

2019-04-24 GB Metro Get on the Bus

Patricia Kiewiz, Director of Green Bay Metro, 920-448-3455, patriciaki@greenbaywi.gov

Celestine Jeffreys, Chief of Staff, 920-448-3006, celestineje@greenbaywi.gov

NATIONAL GET ON BOARD DAY FOR PUBLIC TRANSIT TO BE HELD ON APRIL 25

(Green Bay, WI)  Green Bay, Wisconsin Green Bay Metro Transit announced today that it will join with other public transportation systems nationwide to participate in National Get On Board Day on Thursday, April 25.  

Sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), the 2019 National Get On Board Day is a day that encourages people to support public transportation and showcases the benefits it brings to communities. Each weekday in the U.S., 34 million people board public transportation.

Additionally, public transportation is a cornerstone of local economies in urban, suburban, and rural communities. In fact, public transportation helps to make a community economically prosperous and competitive. Every $1 invested in public transportation generates approximately $4 in economic returns, powering community growth and revitalization.

WHAT: National Get On Board Day

WHERE: Green Bay Metro Transit and transit agencies nationwide

WHEN: Thursday, April 25, 2019

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