Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Learn how to ride Metro this Friday

If you've never ridden a Metro bus - or were afraid of looking like a "newbie" - an event this Friday will teach you all you need to know about Cincinnati's public transportation option.

From 11 AM to 1:30 PM on Fountain Square, Metro will make available a bus on the Walnut Street side of the square, by Fifth Third Bank.

The curious will have the opportunity to practice on a real bus, and a driver will be on hand to answer questions.

Visitors also will be able to get information on bus schedules and the online trip planner, and can register to win a free monthly bus pass.

Metro, a non-profit public service of the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority, provides about 23 million rides per year in Greater Cincinnati.