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RTA honors active and veteran military on Veterans Day

For Immediate Release

CONTACT:  Jessica Olson at (937)-425-8352, Communications Manager

(DAYTON, OHIO)… All rides for active U.S. military members and veterans will be free on Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11, as the Greater Dayton RTA honors those who have served our country.

This free service includes fixed-route buses anywhere throughout the Dayton transit system as well as rides on RTA Connect, the agency’s ADA paratransit service. Anyone who is military active duty, discharged (DD-214), retired, reserve, or holds a VA identification card should show it to the driver upon boarding to receive a free ride on the Veterans Day holiday, Sunday, Nov. 11. The Greater Dayton RTA offers free rides for veterans on the holiday to ensure all who want to participate in area Veterans Day events have access to transportation to those events.

The RTA will be running on its Sunday service hours for the holiday Nov. 11. On the nationally-observed day of Nov. 12, RTA buses will run on a regular weekday service schedule. For schedule information, visit our website at There you can also learn about RTA’s RideTime products, including how to download the Transit or Moovit app for free in the Google Play or App store to help schedule your trips and see real-time bus arrival times.

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RTA is Ohio’s greenest fleet, and serves over 3,000 stops on 24 routes throughout Montgomery and parts of Greene County. The agency operates diesel, hybrid diesel, and electric trolley buses that take people to work, school and shopping. Customers ride RTA on more than 9 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.