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Golden Empire Transit to provide free rides due to air quality

Posted at 6:00 PM, Sep 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-04 21:00:37-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Golden Empire Transit District will provide free rides Saturday, due to an Air Quality Index of 172. Bakersfield residents are encouraged to ride GET fixed-routes and GET-A-Lift all day.

Residents can track air quality by downloading the free San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District app.

Funding for AQI free rides on GET’s fixed-route and Get-A-Lift services is provided by a Congestion Mitigation Air Quality grant.

Check here for more information or call 869-2GET (2438).