CARTS Announces Veterans Ride for Free on Veterans Day


Veterans & Active Military Ride CARTS City Fixed Routes for Free on Nov. 11, 2021

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The Chautauqua Area Regional Transit System (CARTS) recently announced veterans and active military men and women will ride city fixed routes for free on Veterans Day, November 11, 2021. To ride, veterans may board the bus with a valid veteran or military ID card.

“Today and every day we would like to thank and honor our veterans and active military members, who define selfless service,” said Michele Westphal, Senior Project Coordinator of CARTS. “To show our gratitude CARTS will offer free rides on our CARTS City Fixed Routes on Veterans Day, November 11, 2021.”

“I am pleased that CARTS is able to offer this special opportunity to our area veterans and active military members,” said PJ Wendel, Chautauqua County Executive. “It is important to always remember, especially on Veterans Day, the courage and personal sacrifices our service men and women have made to protect and serve our country.”

CARTS riders must wear their masks/face coverings when boarding the bus and for the duration of their trips as mandated by FTA.

For more information about CARTS, visit or or call 1-800-388-6534.