CDC requires Riders to Wear Face Coverings while Riding

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News Release FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Janet Sanders Office: 661.869.6304 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1, 2021   CDC requires Riders to Wear Face Coverings while Riding Bakersfield, CA — The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a mandate on January 29, 2021, requiring all persons riding Public Transportation or at any bus stop or terminal … Read More

On-Demand

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On Demand is the New RYDE, but better. On-Demand is a flexible public transit service designed to improve connections to transit hubs and popular destinations like shopping centers, doctor appointments and grocery stores. On-Demand now services Micro-Transit in the Southwest area of Bakersfield and GET-A-Lift. On-Demand, services can pick you up from home and take … Read More

Golden Empire Transit District Receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

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News Release FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Janet Sanders Office: 661.869.6304 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2020 Golden Empire Transit District Receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Bakersfield, CA — The Golden Empire Transit District (GET) is honored to receive the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting awarded by the Government … Read More

Golden Empire Transit Labor Day Service

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News Release FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Janet Sanders Office: 661.869.6304 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2020 Golden Empire Transit Labor Day Service Bakersfield, CA — Golden Empire Transit District (GET) will operate on a holiday schedule on Monday, September 7, for Labor Day. Holiday schedules for all routes are indicated in the GET Bus book. … Read More

Golden Empire Transit Providing FREE Rides Due to Air Quality

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News Release FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Janet Sanders 661.869.6304 661.428.5801 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 20, 2020 Golden Empire Transit Providing FREE Rides Due to Air Quality Bakersfield, CA —Golden Empire Transit District (GET) will provide FREE rides Friday, August 21, 2020 due to an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 153. Bakersfield residents are encouraged to … Read More

GET Board Approves Purchase of Driver Shields

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News Release FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Janet Sanders / Marketing Manager Office: 661.869.6304 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 27, 2020 GET Board Approves Purchase of Driver Shields At the May 19, 2020 GET Board meeting the Board approved spending up to $160,000 to retrofit 88 buses with polycarbonate shields to protect drivers from COVID-19 and other … Read More

Golden Empire Transit – “Sound the Horn”

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News Release FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Janet Sanders Office: 661.869.6304 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2020 Golden Empire Transit – “Sound the Horn” April 16, 2020, at noon (12pm) Bakersfield CA – On Thursday, April 16, 2020 at noon (12 p.m.), Golden Empire Transit buses will give two horn blasts to honor public transit workers … Read More