Get on the Holiday Bus

Riders lucky enough to board AC Transit’s special holiday bus – painted to express the “joy and merriment of the season,” according to a company press release – won’t have to pay a dime. The bus will traverse a different route every day through December 30. “We realize – especially at this time of year – that some of our patrons don’t have much and, as a transit agency we don’t either. But we hope the free ‘Holiday Bus’ makes the season a little bit brighter,” said general manager Rick Fernandez. Blatant self-pitying aside, it’s quite a cool thing to do. Now if they’d only serve up eggnog, too …

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