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RTA to celebrate Thanksgiving with free rides all day

 For Immediate Release

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

(DAYTON, OHIO)… The Greater Dayton RTA will be thanking all of its customers by once again offering free rides on all services Thanksgiving Day, including free rides to Dayton’s Feast of Giving dinner.

The Dayton Feast of Giving event brings the entire community together by offering a free meal for anyone that might be spending the holiday alone, those who are homeless or less fortunate and for those who want to be a part of this historic family event. The Feast of Giving is being held at the Dayton Convention Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 23.

RTA will run Sunday service on Thanksgiving Day and free rides apply to both regularly-scheduled routes and RTA Connect paratransit trips. No cash, passes or tickets are required.

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 34 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.