There is a certain happiness sighted when your bus comes along. It is of course a small specialized form of happiness and will never be a great thing.

-Richard Brautigan, The Old Bus

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Ride RT free on Oct. 25

Sacramento Regional Transit today announced that everyone gets to ride free tomorrow, Oct. 25.

On Thursday, October 25, 2007, WaMu will pick up all bus and light rail fares for Sacramento Regional Transit District (RT) commuters. An estimated 105,000 Sacramento transit users will be able to ride for free between the hours of 3:50 a.m. on October 25 and 12:50 a.m. on Friday, October 26, 2007, courtesy of WaMu.

One of the nation’s leading banks for consumers and small businesses, WaMu was recently named “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Retail Banking in the West/Pacific Region” by J.D. Powers and Associates. The Sacramento Regional Transit District buyout is part of WaMu’s broader “Thank you, California!” campaign currently underway statewide. WaMu operates more than 30 retail bank stores in the Sacramento area.

The full press release is available here.

I suppose it would be considered a dental examination of a gift horse if I mentioned the short notice. So, instead, I'll just say,


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