About GET

 

FAST FACTS ABOUT GOLDEN EMPIRE TRANSIT

 

Golden Empire Transit District was formed in 1973 and serves the Bakersfield Metropolitan area: 160 square miles, population 473,348.

GET has an active fleet of 88 buses plus 19 GET-A-Lift buses which are all fueled with clean burning, compressed natural gas (CNG). All buses are equipped with wheelchair lifts and bike racks.

GET has 450 bus benches made out of recycled plastic milk jugs, purchased with a grant from the Department of Conservation.

Number of Bus Routes: 16
Days of Operation: 7 days a week
Number of Bus Stops: 1,000
Annual Boardings: 7.2 million
Annual Miles: 4.0 million

GET receives funding from the Federal Transit Administration and is subject to Title VI regulations that prohibit discrimination based on race, color or national origin.

 

CUSTOMER SERVICE & BUS SCHEDULE PHONE NUMBER

 

Call 661-869-2GET for customer service and bus schedule information, Monday through Friday from 6:30 A.M. until 10 P.M. and on Saturday and Sunday from 6:30 A.M. to 7:15 P.M.

 

HOLIDAY OPERATING HOURS

 

Starting Jan 1 2013, GET will operate 365 days per year.
Some routes operate on a holiday schedule on the following holidays:

New Year’s Day
Easter
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
NOTE: ROUTES 47, 81, 82, 83, 84 and X92 DO NOT OPERATE ON THE ABOVE HOLIDAYS.

All routes operate on a regular schedule on the following holidays:

Martin Luther King Day
Lincoln’s Birthday
President’s Day
Washington’s Birthday
Columbus Day
Veteran’s Day

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE IS INDICATED BY SHADING ON BUS ROUTE TIMETABLES.

 

S.WEST TRANSIT CENTER

6:57 AM

7:27 AM – Holiday Schedule

If you need further information, call 661-869-2GET (2438).