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Ride free and "Dump the Pump" on June 19

Dump the Pump
June 18, 2014

With energy cost concerns on everyone’s mind, CATA will join other public transportation systems nationwide to encourage area residents to participate in the ninth annual Dump the Pump Day on Thursday, June 19.  Sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), Dump the Pump Day is an event that encourages people to ride public transportation to help conserve gasoline and to explore alternative, more cost-efficient transportation options.  

To enjoy the cost savings and the many other benefits public transportation provides, on Thursday, June 19, leave your car at home, invite a friend or co-worker to join you, climb aboard, and join CATA in participating in national Dump the Pump Day! 

For statistics, transportation news, and web-based transit and carbon savings calculators, visit For more information on the free rides available on Dump the Pump Day or to learn more about CATA’s transportation options and how they can save you money on your commute, please call (814) 238-CATA(2282) or visit the CATA website at

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