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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 29, 2019
Golden Empire Transit Labor Day Service
Bakersfield, CA — Golden Empire Transit District (GET) will operate on a holiday schedule on Monday, September 2, for Labor Day. Holiday schedules for all routes are indicated in the GET Bus book. Riders can also call customer service at 869-2GET (2438) for route information.
The District Office will be closed on Labor Day, but the Downtown Customer Service Center will be open and the customer service telephone line, 869-2GET (2438), will also be operational from 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. GET routes 47, 81, 82, 83, 84 and X92 will not be in operation on September 2.
Additionally, the RYDE service in southwest Bakersfield will operate on a weekend schedule (7 a.m. to 7 p.m.). Customers can book a RYDE from the TransLoc app or by calling 869-6380.
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 88 compressed natural gas buses equipped with wheelchair lifts and bike racks. GET serves 16 routes, operating 7 days a week and transporting more than 6 million passengers each year with its fixed-route buses. In addition, GET operates 25 compressed natural gas GET-A-Lift buses. For more information, visit www.getbus.org or call 869.2GET (2438)