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2019 NEBRASKA PUBLIC TRANSIT WEEK EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES


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Governor Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation declaring April 7-13 as Nebraska Public Transit Week. Show your support for a service that helps thousands of Nebraskans stay mobile and access critical services like education, employment, and medical care.

Below is a list of events and activities for Blue Rivers Public Transportation offices, please come and celebrate with us! Join other members of your community in showing support for the local transit system, and discover what public transit can do for you.

Auburn Office

  • Monday – All passengers ride for half price.

  • Wednesday – All passengers ride for half price.

  • Thursday – Open House: From 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. come in and see what we have to offer.

  • Friday – Passenger Appreciation Day: New passengers ride for free. Free cookies.

Beatrice Office

  • Tuesday and Wednesday – Passenger Appreciation Days: Free round trip per person.

  • Thursday – Open House: From 1-4 p.m. stop in and get cookies and refreshments and free rides to the Open House.

  • Friday – Driven to Give event in coordination with Beatrice Ford Lincoln. 4 p.m. drawing for a $20 bus card.

  • All Week

    • Stuff the Bus.

    • Activities for the back pack program (please bring in snacks for kids).

    • All riders will be eligible for a drawing for prizes.

    • Spot The Bus: Take a picture of one of the buses in town and contact the office to see what happens!

Fairbury Office

  • Tuesday – Coffee and doughnuts available all day at the transit office.

Nebraska City Office

  • Monday - Half priced rides for regular riders.

  • Tuesday - Open House (8:30 - 10:00 doughnuts & coffee, 11:00 - 2:30 lunch).

  • Wednesday - Stuff the Bus for the Food Pantry (Nebraska City students).

  • Thursday - Half priced rides for regular riders.

  • All Week

    • Spot the Bus (for the public to participate).

    • Art Contest: High school students from Nebraska City Public and Lourdes Central Catholic and middle school students from Nebraska City Public participating. The public votes for their favorite to determine the winner.

    • Passenger appreciation all week with giveaways!

    • All new riders ride free all week.

  • Donation Box at Fare-way and vote for your favorite Blue Rivers employee in Nebraska City.

  • Raffle.

Syracuse Office

  • Monday – Buddy Day: Two people ride for the price of one.

  • Tuesday – Ride to lunch at the Syracuse Senior Center. Drawing for a nutrition ticket.

  • Wednesday – All riders receive a free gift.

  • Thursday – Ride four days and the fifth day is free.

  • Friday – Open House: From 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. stop in for drawings, giveaways, and a treat!

Wymore Office

  • Wednesday – Coffee and doughnuts for all riders available at the dining facility located at 815 D Street (The Legion Club).

Earlier Event: February 18
Closed - Presidents' Day
Later Event: May 27
Closed - Memorial Day