FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 19, 2022
GET Announces Reduced Service Schedule Due to COVID-19 and Staffing Shortage
Bakersfield, CA — Golden Empire Transit has made the difficult decision to reduce service due to COVID-19 and staffing shortages. The GET Board at the Tuesday, January 18, 2022 regular Board meeting moved to approve reduced service. GET will continue to provide an essential service to our community and are taking extraordinary precautions to protect the health and safety of riders and employees while working tirelessly to maintain an essential service.
GET will reduce service starting Sunday, February 6, 2022. Customers should refer to our Saturday schedule for information. The weekend schedule is on the GET website at getbus.org , or through the Transit App for the fixed route bus and the GET On-Demand App for our On-Demand services. Riders can also contact GET Customer Service at 661-869-2GET.
Reduced Schedule as of February 6, 2022
• Fixed Route buses will operate 6:30am – 7:00pm daily.
• On-Demand Paratransit will operate for medically necessary appointments ONLY (Doctors appointment, Pharmacy and Grocery Store).
• On-Demand will follow the weekend schedule of 7am-7pm daily.
• X-92 to IKEA will run a regular schedule.
These changes will be in effect until further notice.