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  • Passengers with Bicycles Ride the DTA for FREE on Friday, May 17th

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    May 14, 2019
    Media Contact:
    Heath Hickok
    Director of Marketing
    218-623-4314
    hhickok@duluthtransit.com 


    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:


    Passengers with Bicycles Ride the DTA for FREE on Friday, May 17th

    DTA offers FREE rides for passengers with bikes on the 2019 National Bike to Work Day this Friday.

    DULUTH, MINNESOTA (May 13, 2019) – The Duluth Transit Authority (DTA) will offer FREE rides to passengers with bicycles on Friday, May 17, 2019 in recognition of National Bike to Work Day.

    This ride free offer is part of the DTA’s Presenting Sponsorship for the 2019 Bus, Bike, Walk Month campaign coordinated by the Healthy Duluth Area Coalition.  The DTA Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve this offer at their last board meeting on April 24, 2019.  Please note that the DTA will also give bike rack demonstrations from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. on Friday, May 17th at Lake Superior Plaza near Lake Avenue.

    Since 1994, all DTA buses have been equipped with bicycle racks that accommodate up to two regular bicycles.  People who “Bike & Bus” have greater access to DTA Routes and can avoid biking up Duluth’s steep hillside.  The DTA’s annual ridership for passengers with bicycles has been approximately 27,000.

    If you would like more information on this press release or to schedule an interview with DTA General Manager, Phil Pumphrey, please contact DTA Director of Marketing, Heath Hickok, at 218-623-4314.

    The DTA’s mission is to provide a public transit service that is safe, convenient, efficient and affordable.  It has been providing reliable service to the Duluth area for more than 132 years.  The DTA has over 150 employees and 66 buses that provide service throughout the Twin Ports.  The DTA Operating Center is located at 2402 West Michigan Street, Duluth, MN 55806 and the Duluth Transportation Center (DTC) is located at 228 West Michigan Street, Duluth, MN 55802.

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