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GET bus offering half-off passes through September, or while supplies last

Golden Empire Transit Bus
Posted at 10:15 AM, Jan 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-15 13:17:03-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Thanks to a grant from the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District, Golden Empire Transit is announcing they are offering half-off passes to new riders.

The bus passes cost $22.50 and last for 31 days. They are available on a first-come, first-served basis until Sept. 30 or until they run out of half-off passes.

The Half-Off Pass Program comes as a result of of the $30,000 grant from the Valley Air District, as part of their efforts to improve the health and quality of life for valley residents.

Applications and eligibility forms for First-time riders are available at the GET Administration office at 1830 Golden State Avenue. A new rider is defined as someone who has been riding GET for less than six months or has never ridden before. A photo ID is required and the offer is only available while grant funding lasts.