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Try the YL Bus to Work Week!

~help support public transportation in Lyons~

Contest Dates:  June 11-15, 2012

 

About the Contest:  Ride the “YL” Lyons to Longmont bus any three mornings during the week of June 11-15, 2012 and WIN a $25 gift card to a participating Lyons’ business of your choice.

 

Where Do I Catch the Bus:  Routes depart the Lyons Park-n-Ride (4th and Broadway) at 6:37am and 7:07am Monday-Friday. Return trips depart Longmont from the 8th and Coffman Park-n-Ride at 4:32pm and 5:42pm.  For more route information (maps and schedules), see http://www.rtd-denver.com. Search for “YL” in the schedule finder.

 

Why:  The benefits are endless

  1. Save gas money
  2. Reduce your carbon footprint
  3. Relax on your daily commute
  4. Support public transportation in your community
  5. Keep the Lyons – Longmont route running through increased ridership!

 

How Do I Earn a Gift Card:  Hop on the YL bus in Lyons at any stop between the Park-n-Ride and the Diamond Shamrock. A volunteer will record your ridership and, if you ride three mornings, you will be contacted the following week about your gift card choice.

 

Who Qualifies:  Anyone!

 

See you on the bus!

 

Don’t want to pay for the bus?  You are in luck!  A great perk of living in our fabulous community is ALL residents of Lyons are eligible for a FREE RTD Eco Pass.  If you don’t already have this piece of gold, here’s how you can get it:

Bring proof of residency (utility bill, driver’s license or if you are a renter, bring your lease) to Town Hall on any Friday between 1-4 P.M.  Or, you can stop by Town Hall between 8:30 A.M. and 4 P.M. Monday-Friday and obtain an RTD authorization form, which can be taken to the Boulder Transit Center at 14th and Walnut in Boulder (Mondays, 12-4 P.M.).  After 1-2 weeks of processing, you will have your Eco Pass!!!  Explore www.rtd-denver.com to find out all the places you can go!

 

Questions and Information: Jeremy Matsen at Lyons town hall This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 303-823-6622 ext. 28