BIKE AND RIDE FOR FREE ON METRO, TANK, CTC AND BCRTA ON FRIDAY, MAY 18

Bicycle commuters ride free on Bike to Work Day.

Commuting by bike in the Greater Cincinnati region will be easier than ever on May 18, when cyclists with their bike can commute for FREE thanks to a partnership between Metro, the Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky (TANK), Clermont Transportation Connection (CTC) and Butler County Regional Transit Authority (BCRTA) in celebration of National Bike to Work Day.

The day will showcase just how easy it is to bike and ride by offering free fare on May 18 for riders who store their bike on the bus bike racks while riding.

All Metro, TANK, CTC and BCRTA buses are equipped with front-loading secure bike racks. Each rack accommodates two bikes. Bikes are not allowed on board buses unless they are foldable and can fit under a seat.

Metro and TANK have been recognized as “Bike Friendly Destinations” since 2011, providing advocacy and infrastructure improvements to support bicycling for employees and riders.

More information and tips on biking and riding can be found on Metro’s website here and on TANK’s website here.

About Metro
Metro is a non-profit, tax-funded public service of the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority, providing about 14 million rides per year. Metro’s website is www.go-metro.com.

About TANK
The Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky is an integral part of the Northern Kentucky community, serving Boone, Campbell, and Kenton counties as well as downtown Cincinnati for more than 30 years. Nearly 4 million passengers each year rely on the more than 100 TANK buses throughout the region to get them where they need to be. TANK is on the web at www.tankbus.org.

About CTC
CTC is the primary provider of public transportation in Clermont County. Founded in 1977 as CART (Clermont Area Rural Transit), CTC has continued to evolve and now offers three fixed routes in addition to its Dial-A-Ride services. Visit CTC online at http://ctc.clermontcountyohio.gov.

About BCRTA
Butler County Regional Transit Authority is a public agency created in 1994 to better meet the needs of Butler County residents and to improve the quality of life and economic development through public transportation solutions. Visit BCRTA’s website at www.butlercountyrta.com.
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