For Immediate Release: FREE Athens Public Transit Day on Saturday, June 30th, 2018
In Celebration of the Opening of the New Athens City Pool!
Athens Public Transit and the City of Athens are excited to announce that all lines will be free for everyone on June 30th, 2018 in celebration of the opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of the new Athens City Pool. Whether you are planning on checking out the new pool or traveling to another destination in the service area, Athens Public Transit will be free all day for all community members! Riding Athens Public Transit uptown, to East State Street, around the East & West sides and to The Plains and Chauncey is fun and easy. Grab a friend, neighbor or your family and take a ride for FREE to the new pool, the Athena Grand, or bring your bike and hop on the Hockhocking Adena bikeway. If you are an Ohio University student, faculty or staff member or if you are under the age of 10 and accompanied by an adult, you can ride free every day of the year! If you have questions or need help learning how to ride, check out the helpful hints below: All line schedules and routes are on the APT website at http://www.athenstransit.org/full-map-andschedule/.
The Athens County Mobility Coordinator, Jessie Schmitzer, is available to help you or your organization plan your trips, read schedules or provide other travel training; contact her at 740-589-3790 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vehicle location technology is available for you to see exactly where your bus is using your smart phone or your desktop computer. Check out the athenstransit.org/tracker for more details.
Trip planning is available on the website athenstransit.org/trip-planner using origin and destination addresses to help you plan what route is best for your trip.
All vehicles are ADA accessible and can transport bicycles.
With expanded evening hours, routes through Athens, The Plains and Chauncey, and marked stop locations, riding Athens Public Transit has never been easier.
Athens Public Transit is a partnership of HAPCAP and the City of Athens, with major funding from the Federal Transit Administration and the Ohio Department of Transportation and coordination with Ohio University.