PART celebrates 13th annual dump the pump day
In recognition of Dump the Pump Day PART will offer FREE rides on PART Express!
PART will join with other public transportation systems nationwide to participate in the 13th annual National Dump the Pump Day on Thursday, June 21. Sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), the 2018 National Dump the Pump Day is a day that encourages people to ride public transportation and to take them where they need to go, instead of driving a car.
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– In 2017, Americans took 10.1 billion trips on public transportation.
– 34 million times each weekday, people board public transportation.
– People board public transportation 35 million times each weekday.
– Public transportation is a $68 billion industry that employs more than 420,000 people.
– More than 7,700 organizations provide public transportation in the United States.
– 45% of Americans have no access to public transportation.