For Release August 16, 2011
Contact: Timothy Stokes
Green BayMetro Partners with the City of Green Bay
and the Green Bay Packers
First Transit-managed Green Bay Metro will provide free fixed-route service on game days.
CINCINNATI— Starting Friday, August 19, First Transit-managed Green Bay Metro will provide free gameday service to and from Lambeau Field for Packers’ fans. In a partnership with the City of Green Bay and the defending Super Bowl XLV champion Green Bay Packers, Green Bay Metro will provide fixed-route service from four Green Bay Packers associated bus stops on game days during the season for the public. Buses will pick up and drop off fans from designated stops named QB Sneak, Cheesehead, Lambeau Leap and Quick Slant.
“We are pleased to partner with the City of Green Bay and the Green Bay Packers to provide this great service to all the ‘Packer Backers’ in the area,” said Tom Wittig, general manager, First Transit/Green Bay Metro. “Our goal is to provide safe and reliable transportation service for our passengers, and we are excited about being a part of this year’s football season.”
First Transit has managed the fixed-route service for Green Bay Metro since 2007. For more information on the service, visit www.greenbaymetro.org.
About First Transit
First Transit, Inc., part of FirstGroup America, is a leading provider of passenger transportation contract and management services in the United States. In 2008, FirstGroup America was awarded the National Safety Council’s highest award for safety. With more than 51 years of experience, First Transit provides operation, management and consulting for 231 locations in 41 states and Puerto Rico for transit authorities, state departments of transportation, federal agencies, municipal organizations and private companies. For more information, visit www.firsttransit.comor follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/FirstGrpAmerica.