All over the nation, veterans will be honored Nov. 11 for their service to the country. In Iowa, many of the state’s public transit agencies will be offering free rides to veterans and their families to thank them for their sacrifice.
Southern Iowa Trolley, operating in Adair, Adams, Clarke, Decatur, Ringgold, Taylor, and Union counties, supports military families. To show support, Southern Iowa Trolley will be offering free rides to veterans and their families on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.To request the free rides, veterans must call the dispatcher at 866-782-6571.
“Twelve of the 28 employees of the Southern Iowa Trolley, several customers and others in the communities we serve are veterans so we want to express our respect and gratitude for their service,” said Steve Bolie, transit director. “Since transportation is our business, that is what we have to offer as an expression of that gratitude. We welcome all veterans and their families to use our services to go to local observances and other places on November 11th.”
Public transit plays a critical role in the mobility and quality of life for Iowans. All public transit services are open to the public. Anyone can ride the bus. For more information on Southern Iowa Trolley services, call 641-782-6571 or visit the website at www.southerniowatrolley.org.