National Get On Board Day – April 25

NATIONAL GET ON BOARD DAY TO BE HELD ON APRIL 25

Get On Board for Public Transit

Wilmington, Delaware – Delaware Transit Corporation/DART First State announced today that it will join with other public transportation systems nationwide to participate in National Get On Board Day on Thursday, April 25. 

Sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), the 2019 National Get On Board Day is a day that encourages people to support public transportation and showcases the benefits it brings to communities.  Each weekday in the U.S., 34 million people board public transportation.

Additionally, public transportation is a cornerstone of local economies in urban, suburban, and rural communities. In fact, public transportation helps to make a community economically prosperous and competitive.  Every $1 invested in public transportation generates approximately $4 in economic returns, powering community growth and revitalization. 

 

WHAT:           National Get On Board Day

WHERE:         Delaware Transit Corporation/DART First State and transit agencies nationwide

WHEN:           Thursday, April 25, 2019

CONTACT:    Delaware Transit Corporation Public Affairs
                       Julie Theyerl – Julie.theyerl@delaware.gov