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BART to offer free tickets to military on leave from Iraq, Afghanistan

Original post made on Nov 30, 2009

Beginning in 2010, BART will offer free $50 tickets to active duty military personnel who are in the Bay Area on leave from duty in Iraq or Afghanistan, the agency's Board of Directors has decided.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, November 30, 2009, 6:38 AM

Comments (6)

Posted by Patriot, a resident of Carriage Gardens
on Nov 30, 2009 at 8:40 am

Thank you BART for doing this for our dedicated hard working men and women of the United States Armed Forces.

Posted by T.H., a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Nov 30, 2009 at 9:01 am

Good call BART.

Posted by Me, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 30, 2009 at 9:20 am

I think Bart and all public transportation should comp all active duty military. Way to be leaders BART. Too bad it is not universal.

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Nov 30, 2009 at 12:14 pm

Now that's what I call WAY COOL! VIVA BART and the BART UNION! VIVA!

Posted by Pleasanton Parent, a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Nov 30, 2009 at 5:25 pm

I think this is a wonderful idea.....but how are they paying for it?

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Nov 30, 2009 at 6:24 pm

They're not paying for anything.....the rides are FREE!

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