RTA THANKS LOCAL VETERANS AND ACTIVE MILITARY
Corpus Christi, Texas (November 10, 2010) – The Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) will thank our nation’s Veterans and Active Duty Military by inviting them to ride free on any RTA bus route including Paratransit services on Veterans Day, November 11, 2010.
“It is a privilege for us to serve our Veterans and Active Duty Military on a day that symbolizes respect and honor such as Veterans Day,” said Mike Setzer, Interim CEO of the RTA. “Allowing our military to ride free for a day will allow us the opportunity to serve and thank them for their service.”
To ride free, Veterans and Active Duty Military will need to show proof of military service on November 11, 2010 to the bus operator through one of the following methods of identification; U.S Uniform Services Identification Card; U.S Uniform Services Retired Identification Card; Current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES); DD form 214; Veterans Organization Card (i.e., American Legion and VFW); Photograph in Uniform; or Wearing Uniform.
For additional information about service availability, route schedules, hours of operations, or service areas, log on to www.ccrta.org or call the 24 hour automated hotline at 361-289-2600.
The Regional Transportation Authority was created by the people to provide quality transportation in a responsible manner consistent with its financial resources and the diverse needs of the people. Secondarily, the Authority will also act responsibly to enhance the regional economy.