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

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

Free Rides on GET 10/7/2022

Press Releases

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

Free Rides on GET 9/7/2022

Press Releases

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

Free Rides on GET 9/6/2022

Press Releases

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

Free Rides on GET 9/3/2022

Press Releases

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

New eBike and Scooter Policy on GET vehicles

New eBike and Scooter Policy on GET vehicles

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Golden Empire Transit District is pleased to announce we are now allowing riders to board the bus with E-Bikes and E-Scooters. This will provide our customers with greater flexibility and more options to get to their destination by combining three popular modes of transportation: the bicycle, scooter and the bus.   E Bikes and E … Read More

Free Rides on GET 9/2/2022

Free Rides on GET 9/2/2022

Press Releases

Bakersfield, CA —Golden Empire Transit District (GET) will provide FREE rides Friday, September 2, 2022 due to an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 151.  Bakersfield residents are encouraged to ride GET fixed-routes and On-Demand Paratransit all day, free of charge!  The GET On-Demand Microtransit is not a FREE Service.   According to the Environmental Protection … Read More

Free Rides on GET – August 18, 2022

Free Rides on GET – August 18, 2022

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News Release FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Janet Sanders 661.869.6304 661.428.5801 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 17, 2022 Golden Empire Transit Providing FREE Rides Due to Air Quality Thursday, August 18 2022 Bakersfield, CA —Golden Empire Transit District (GET) will provide FREE rides Thursday, August 18, 2022 due to an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 161. Bakersfield … Read More

Give Us Your Opinion on Our Fares

Give Us Your Opinion on Our Fares

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Notice: The fare study has concluded.  Thank you for your participation! WHAT CAN GET DO TO INCREASE ITS FARE REVENUE? GET could use distance-based pricing for on-demand services. (This would not affect On-Demand Paratransit, since those fares are based on fixed-route fares.) GET could reduce the non-cash fare media to three options: single-ride, day pass, … Read More

Public Hearing – June 21, 2022

Public Hearing – June 21, 2022

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Golden Empire Transit District (GET) will be holding a Public Hearing at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 21, 2022 for the purpose of considering the District’s Operating and Capital Budget for July 2022 through June 2023. All interested persons are invited to participate in person at the GET Board Room, 1830 Golden State Ave. or via … Read More