GET Bus Operators to Demonstrate Skills at Friendly Bus Roadeo Competition

PRESS RELEASE contact:                              RELEASE DATE: Kathleen McNeil                   For immediate release (661) 401-1729 kmcneil@getbus.org   GET Bus Operators to Demonstrate Skills at Friendly Bus Roadeo Competition Golden Empire Transit to Hosts Its First Bus Roadeo in Seventeen Years   Bakersfield, California, May 9, 2024: The GET Bus Roadeo is a bus operators' skills test competition and...

GET Workers Reach Agreement Ending Labor Negotiations

PRESS RELEASEContact:                                     Release Date:Kathleen McNeil                          For immediate release      (661) 401-1729      kmcneil@getbus.org GET Workers Reach Agreement Ending Labor Negotiations Bakersfield, CA (Monday, April 8, 2024) – Golden Empire Transit District (GET) has reached an agreement with its collective bargaining unit Teamsters Local #517. GET has been in negotiations for the last few months finishing with a vote on...

News Release: GET Selects New CEO

Contact: Kathleen McNeil (661) 401-1729 kmcneil@getbus.org Golden Empire Transit Selects New CEO Bakersfield, California, January 18, 2024: The Board of Directors of Golden Empire Transit District (GET) have selected a new CEO who will take command of the transit district on February 20, 2024. Michael Tree will succeed Karen King who will be retiring after...

Notice of Public Hearing – February 20, 2024

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING  – February 20, 2024 January 4, 2024 Before the Board of Directors of the Golden Empire Transit District (GETD) in the matter of COMMENTING ON AND IDENTIFYING UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS: A NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT: 1. The Golden Empire Transit District will receive public testimony identifying and commenting on unmet...

Golden Empire Transit Extending FREE Rides for Students Through May 2024

News Release FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Janet Sanders 661.869.6304 661.428.5801 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 15, 2023 Golden Empire Transit Extending FREE Rides for Students Through May 2024 Bakersfield, CA —Golden Empire Transit District (GET) will extend FREE rides for all Bakersfield students Kindergarten through College including vocational schools and private high schools that currently have...

Books on the Bus Returns on all GET Buses

News Release FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Janet Sanders Office: 661.869.6304 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 21, 2023 Books on the Bus Returns on all GET Buses Bakersfield, CA — Golden Empire Transit along with the Kern Literacy Council is excited to announce the return of GET’s Reading Express. The Kern Literacy Council provided all the books...

News Release: Free Student Rides Extended through Summer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2023 Golden Empire Transit Extending FREE Rides for Students Through Summer 2023 Bakersfield, CA —Golden Empire Transit District (GET) will extend FREE rides for all Bakersfield students Kindergarten through College including vocational schools and private high schools that currently have passes from the Spring Semester. Golden Empire Transit received a...

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