News | Noticias » 2014 Newsletters » Earth Day 2014

Earth Day - April 22, 2014

Please join us for our annual Earth Day activities.

Every year we like to take the opportunity to thank our riders on Earth Day. We are here for you and because of you. Whether you take the bus to work or school, the grocery or the doctor, the park or downtown — we want to thank you. Your support helps make the Bridgeport region a healthier and more prosperous community. Thank You!

Food Drive

April 14 - 23 | On Board Food Drive

Just bring a non-perishable food item onto any GBT bus and drop it in the cardboard box. All donations to benefit the Bridgeport Rescue Mission.

 

April 22 | 6:30 am - 6 pm | GBT Bus Station

LOCATION: 710 Water Street, Bridgeport CT 06608
Stop on by the GBT Bus Station for our annual event. We'll have free T-shirts and reusable shopping bags while supplies last. We'll also be collecting food to help those in need. Students from Bridgeport Public Schools will be giving a poetry reading in the afternoon, followed by a live broadcast from the bus station on Radio Cumbre, 1040 AM. We hope to see you there!

GBT Earth Day 2014 Tote Bag
6:30 am - 8:30 am | Reusable Bag Giveaway
A big Thank You to all our riders! Stop by to get your free GBT bag, while supplies last.

6:30 am - 1 pm | Food Drive

Drop off a non-perishable food item at the bus station. All donations to benefit the Bridgeport Rescue Mission. Donors get a free GBT coffee mug, while supplies last.


3 pm |
Words on Wheels Poetry Reading & Roosevelt School Choir
Word on Wheels 2014 Kickoff at Roosevlet School

Students participating in the Words on Wheels program will be giving a poetry reading. We'll be giving away GBT T-shirts right after the reading.

 Earth Day 2014 T-shit Designed by Jack Tom
4 pm | T-shirt Giveaway
A big Thank You to all our riders! Stop by to get this year’s Earth Day T-shirt, designed by Bridgeport artist Jack Tom. T-shirts available while supplies last.

Radio Cumbre - 1450 AM

4 pm - 6 pm | Radio Cumbre Live Broadcast

Join us for a special treat of salsa and merengue music live broadcast from the bus station. We’ll have live callouts about various activities in the region including: Green Initiatives, CTrides Week, TransformCT, Bridgeport Rescue Mission, and Transit Oriented Development.



Follow us:

Follow Us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on flickr

 

Rider Alerts

May 28, 2017

Memorial Day Service:
On Monday, May 29, GBT will be operating Sunday service schedules. Have a safe and happy holiday!


Servicio durante el Día de los Caídos:
El lunes 29 de mayo GBT operará según el horario de servicio de los domingos. Deseamos a todos un excelente fin de semana largo.



More info »

Save the Date!

Greater Bridgeport Regional Council

TOD Public Meeting

THU April 24 | 6:30 pm

Fairchild Wheeler Magnet High School

Join GBT and the Greater Bridgeport Regional Council to find out about Transit Oriented Development (TOD) and tell us your ideas about how we can improve the transportation system serving Bridgeport, Fairfield, Stratford and Trumbull.



Earth Day Expo

Earth Day Expo

SAT April 26 | 10 am - 1 pm

Fairchild Wheeler Magnet High School

Please join us to celebrate Earth Day! There will be opportunities to learn about ways to get involved with environmental actions in your community. There will be a series of hands-on workshops for children to learn about "going green" and sustainability.


Greater Bridgeport Regional Council

POCD Public Meeting

SAT May 10
10 am -12 noon
Housatonic Community College
Beacon Hall Events Center

Join the Greater Bridgeport Regional Council for a public meeting to share your ideas about what you think about the future of our community.

We’ll talk about housing, transportation, water, and other infrastructure investments to make neighborhoods more prosperous, allow people to live closer to jobs, save households time and money, and reduce pollution. Everyone’s input will be used to help us create a Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD) for the Greater Bridgeport Region.



CTrides

CTrides Week – Event Kickoff

MON May 12
time to be announced
LOCATION: GBT Bus Station

Take the pledge! Be part of CTrides Week (May 12 – 16) and for one day, find a cleaner, greener commute to work. Learn how about commuting options at CTrides.com.