Earth Day 042018

HELP BTD CELEBRATE EARTH DAY 2018

BRYAN, TX: In observance of Earth Day, Brazos Transit District will offer FREE rides on ALL FIXED ROUTES in the cities of Bryan/College Station, Cleveland, Dayton/Liberty/Ames, Lufkin and Nacogdoches/Diboll on Monday, April 23, 2018.

Taking public transportation is one of the most significant actions a household can take to reduce carbon emissions, according to the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). Join BTD and show the Earth you care by taking public transportation - If you don't normally take public transit, Earth Day is the perfect time to give Brazos Transit a try!

APTA notes the following benefits of public transportation to the nation:
- Reduces carbon dioxide emissions by 37 million metric tons annually.
- Saves fuel, reduces an individual's carbon footprint and reduces traffic congestion.
- Saves the U.S. the equivalent of 4.2 billion gallons of gasoline annually - more than 11 million gallons a gasoline per day.
- Provides an affordable alternative to driving. Households that use public transportation save an average of $6,251 every year.

Questions regarding Earth Day please call 979-778-0607 ext. 0