News Release: GET Selects New CEO

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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 … 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

Free Rides on GET 9/2/2022

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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