New Board Member: Charlie Van De Voorde

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Golden Empire Transit Welcome New Board   Bakersfield, CA — Golden Empire Transit District (GET) is pleased to announce that Charlie Van De Voorde will be joining the GET Board of Directors as the County Representative. Joining us from Flood Ministries, Mr. Van De Voorde is the Program Manager of the Arvin … Read More

News Release: Free Student Rides

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 29, 2022 Golden Empire Transit Providing FREE Rides for Students Starting January 2023 Bakersfield, CA —Golden Empire Transit District (GET) will provide FREE rides for all Bakersfield students Kindergarten through College including vocational schools and private high schools. Golden Empire Transit received a grant to provide the FREE bus rides to … Read More

Service Changes effective in 2023

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  On January 1, 2023 – GET will be increasing some fare rates for Fixed Route bus service and On-Demand Microtransit services.  The base price for a fixed route single ride will remain unchanged. Please see the chart below for fare changes.   In July 2022 GET took over service of CTSA’s microtransit from North … Read More

Free Rides on GET 12/19/2022

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Bakersfield, CA —Golden Empire Transit District (GET) will provide FREE rides Sunday, December 19, 2022 due to an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 152.  Bakersfield residents are encouraged to ride GET fixed-routes and On-Demand Paratransit and Assist all day, free of charge!  The GET On-Demand Microtransit and NEMT is not a FREE Service.   According … Read More

Free Rides on GET 12/18/2022

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Bakersfield, CA —Golden Empire Transit District (GET) will provide FREE rides Sunday, December 18, 2022 due to an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 151.  Bakersfield residents are encouraged to ride GET fixed-routes and On-Demand Paratransit and Assist all day, free of charge!  The GET On-Demand Microtransit and NEMT is not a FREE Service.   According … Read More

Public Hearing (11/1/2022) for Proposed Fare Restructuring

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  On November 1st, Golden Empire Transit District will be having a public hearing to address a proposed fare increase for some services.  Services affected include: The 31-day pass, 31-Day Pass Express. Monthly Reduced Fare Pass, Microtransit trips over 12 miles and a new tiered service: On-Demand Reduced Fare (formerly CTSA). Please see the chart … Read More

Free Rides on GET 10/7/2022

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Bakersfield, CA —Golden Empire Transit District (GET) will provide FREE rides Friday, October 7, 2022 due to an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 169.  Bakersfield residents are encouraged to ride GET fixed-routes and On-Demand Paratransit and Assist all day, free of charge!  The GET On-Demand Microtransit and NEMT is not a FREE Service.   According … Read More

Free Rides on GET 9/7/2022

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Bakersfield, CA —Golden Empire Transit District (GET) will provide FREE rides Wednesday, September 7, 2022 due to an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 161.  Bakersfield residents are encouraged to ride GET fixed-routes and On-Demand Paratransit and Assist all day, free of charge!  The GET On-Demand Microtransit is not a FREE Service.   According to the … Read More

Free Rides on GET 9/6/2022

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Bakersfield, CA —Golden Empire Transit District (GET) will provide FREE rides Tuesday, September 6, 2022 due to an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 166.  Bakersfield residents are encouraged to ride GET fixed-routes and On-Demand Paratransit and Assist all day, free of charge!  The GET On-Demand Microtransit is not a FREE Service.   According to the … Read More

Free Rides on GET 9/3/2022

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Bakersfield, CA —Golden Empire Transit District (GET) will provide FREE rides Saturday, September 3, 2022 due to an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 179.  Bakersfield residents are encouraged to ride GET fixed-routes and On-Demand Paratransit and Assist all day, free of charge!  The GET On-Demand Microtransit is not a FREE Service.   According to the … Read More