News Release

Janet Sanders
Office: (661) 869-6304
Cell: (661) 428-5801

December 18, 2019

GET closed for Christmas and Holiday Schedule for New Year’s Day

Christmas Day: GET buses will not operate on Christmas Day. GET administrative office will be closed Christmas Day.

New Year’s Day: GET buses will operate on a holiday schedule New Year’s Day. The GET administrative office will be closed New Year’s Day.

All GET Bus rides are FREE through December 31, 2019.

GET was formed in July 1973 and is the primary public transportation provider for the Bakersfield Urbanized Area. It is the largest public transit system within a 110-mile radius. The District’s legal boundary includes Bakersfield city limits as well as adjacent unincorporated areas. GET has a fleet of 90 compressed natural gas buses equipped with wheelchair lifts and bike racks. GET services 16 routes, which operate 7 days a week and transport more than 6 million passengers each year with its fixed route buses. In addition, GET operates 21 compressed natural gas GET-A-Lift buses. GET has an economic impact; every $1.00 GET spends and invests creates $5.80 in return. The International Standards Organization formally recognizes GET for its certified Environmental Management System. For more information, visit or call 869.2GET (2438).