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Enter Dump the Pump Video Contest--win cool prizes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                   


CONTACT:  Frank Ecklar 425-8330

(DAYTON, OHIO) April 26, 2011… With gas prices close to $4 per gallon, it makes more sense than ever to Dump the Pump by riding RTA. And now is the time to shoot your why-you-ride-RTA video in time for the Dump the Pump Day event on June 16 when video contest winners will be announced. Entries are due by June 14.

By sending us your video, you become eligible to win cool prizes:

  • 1st place: 8G i-Pod Touch and three 31-day RTA passes
  • 2nd place: Flip Ultra HD camcorder and two 31-day passes
  • 3rd place: $50 Best Buy gift card and one 31-day pass
  • The first 10 early birds who submit valid videos will receive 7-day passes.

Use a camcorder, cell phone camera, or home PC to create your entry. Videos should be between 15 seconds and 2 minutes long and must focus on why you ride public transit. Are you saving money, helping the environment, commuting to relax? You tell us. Then upload your entry at no later than June 14. 

Your videos can be in Quicktime (.mov), .mpg, .wmv, or .avi format and should not exceed 50 MB. Winners will be contacted and will be responsible to pick up prizes.

RTA will celebrate Dump the Pump Day from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 16 at Courthouse Square. You can enter to win chances on RTA bus passes and Dragons tickets at the event. Drive Less Live More partners also will present information on driving alternatives. Please go to or call 937-425-8374 for more contest entry or event details.


RTA, Ohio’s greenest fleet, serves 3,300 stops on 29 routes throughout Montgomery and parts of Greene County. The agency operates diesel, hybrid diesel, and electric trolley buses to take people to work, school and shopping. Customers ride RTA on more than 10 million passenger trips each year.  RTA is committed to providing the highest levels of customer service as the region’s first choice for alternative transportation.


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