“We are excited to be able to provide this opportunity to our youth. We are hoping they will take advantage of this opportunity for free transportation throughout our fixed-route system in order to enjoy our region’s incredible summer activities,” said Craig Blewitt, Director of Mountain Metropolitan Transit. Youth riders can show a school or state issued identification card as proof of age when they get on the buses to take advantage of the free fares.
“There are so many wonderful amenities in our city, but they’re not all in walking distance from one another,” said Josh Gainey, Hillside Community Center director. “This is such a great incentive from Mountain Metro to connect youth to services and activities citywide during the summer months.”
As our community and economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, this is one way Mountain Metro is contributing to the region’s recovery, by allowing greater mobility to all youth.
All riders, with certain exceptions, are still required to wear masks while using Mountain Metro’s services, as mandated by the Federal Transit Administration and the CDC. For more information on the Mask Order, visit Requirement for Face Masks on Public Transportation Conveyances and at Transportation Hubs.
For more information about route times and details riders are encouraged to visit MMT’s website.