Thank you to everyone who joined us yesterday for Earth Day, especially our riders! Several people joined us for the Radio Cumbre broadcast:
Mayor Finch, City of Bridgeport
Jack Tom, GBT Earth Day designer
Ron Rapice, Words on Wheels
Brian Bidolli, Greater Bridgeport Regional Council
Margaret Mixon, Know How To Go
Susan Rubinsky, GBT Marketing and Communications
Sharon McNeal, Chairwoman, GBT Board of Directors
Doug Holcomb, CEO, GBT
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!
April 13 - 23 | On Board Food Drive
Just bring a non-perishable food item onto any GBT bus and drop it in the shopping bag. All donations to benefit the Bridgeport Rescue Mission.
April 17 | 8 am – 1 pm
“Stuff a Bus” at Stop & Shop in Bridgeport
LOCATION: 4531 Main Street, Bridgeport CT 06606
Help us stuff a bus with food for those in need. Just look for the Bridgeport Rescue Mission truck and drop off a non-perishable food item. All donations to benefit the Bridgeport Rescue Mission.
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!
Earth Day T-Shirt Contest!
Show up at GBT’s Earth Day event wearing any previous year’s Earth Day T-shirt and win a free travel mug, while supplies last.
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.
7 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.
2:30 pm | Roosevelt School Choir
Join us to hear the Roosevelt School Choir.
3 pm | Words on Wheels Poetry Reading
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.
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.
3:30 pm – 5:30 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.
Get $2 off the price of admission to any home game.
(just show your ZipTrip pass at the stadium)
Good Friday Service
On Friday, April 14, Good Friday, GBT will be operating a Saturday schedule, with Routes 23 and 22x still operating.
Servicio el Viernes Santo
El viernes 14 de abril (Viernes Santo), GBT cumplirá el horario de los sábados, y las Rutas 23 y 22x seguirán operando.
The Regional Mobility Manager for the Bridgeport area and beyond will be on hand to explain the “Know How to Go,” program. This program is your “One Stop Shop” for information about a wide variety of transportation options available to seniors, people with disabilities, and veterans in southwestern Connecticut. Our purpose is to provide you with a host of valuable travel-related information including the public bus and train, accessible taxi service, medical transportation, door to door paratransit, and more to help you access your community. Let us know about the problems you face with transportation, we specialize in finding the best solution to fit your needs.
Greater Bridgeport Regional Council (GBRC) administers millions of dollars each year in local, state, and federal funds for the region's transportation network and implements a variety of conservation, economic and community development programs. Representatives will be here to discuss current projects such as the Pequonnock River Trail, Transit Oriented Development, and the Regional Comprehensive Plan.