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SacRT Holiday Bus to Benefit Victims of California Wildfires


CONTACT: Wendy L.Williams Friday, December 01, 2017
SACRAMENTO, CA – The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) plans to put its holiday spirit to work by raising money for victims of California’s wildfires. It’s all part of SacRT’s Holiday Bus service, which begins operating tomorrow on various routes throughout Sacramento County. As is tradition, the SacRT Holiday Bus is free to ride, but passengers have the option to donate to the farebox. This season’s donations will benefit the American Red Cross, California Wildfires.

“With all of the devastation our neighboring counties have experienced due to the recent wildfires, we felt it was most appropriate to partner with the American Red Cross, California Wildfires this year,” said SacRT General Manager/CEO Henry Li. “The Holiday Bus is a fun way for SacRT and our passengers to give back to the community.”

The 40-foot Holiday Bus will travel from December 1, 2017 through January 1, 2018, and is a SacRT holiday tradition. Serving more than 40 bus routes throughout the region, the Holiday Bus travels on a different route each day, spreading good cheer on its way. For those wishing to donate to the American Red Cross, cash and checks will be accepted in the farebox.

“Community partners such as Sacramento Regional Transit are invaluable in helping us serve those who were directly impacted by the California wildfires. We truly appreciate SacRT’s support in getting resources to those in need,” said Gary Strong, CEO of the American Red Cross Gold Country Region.

Passengers can view the schedule at sacrt.com to find out when the Holiday Bus will be in their neighborhood.

About Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT)
SacRT operates approximately 69 bus routes and 43 miles of light rail throughout Sacramento County, including the cities of Citrus Heights, Folsom, Rancho Cordova and Elk Grove. Sacramento buses and light rail trains operate 365 days a year. SacRT's entire bus and light rail system is accessible to the disabled community. ADA services are provided under contract with Paratransit, Inc.



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