For Immediate Release
24 June 2022
Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) brings back fare FREE Sundays and Summer Holidays
For the second year, Monterey-Salinas Transit will offer free fares systemwide on all Sundays, beginning July 3rd, running through September 4th. In addition, the 4th of July (Monday) and Labor Day (Monday) holidays will be free.
Funding of the free fares is made possible by the California Cap and Trade’s Low Carbon Transit Operations Program (LCTOP) program. The LCTOP was created by the State of California legislature to provide operating and capital assistance for transit agencies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve mobility, with a priority on serving disadvantaged communities.
“We are pleased to offer fare-free days to our community and encourage residents and visitors to get out of their cars, onto an MST bus, and show a little kindness to our planet…and who doesn’t like FREE?”, commented MST General Manager/CEO, Carl Sedoryk.
For more information, visit mst.org or call Monterey-Salinas Transit toll-free at 1‑888‑MST‑BUS1 (1‑888‑678‑2871). For RealTime bus arrival information, text “Next” and your four-digit bus stop ID (example, “Next 9103”) to 25370, call 1‑888‑MST‑BUS1 with your four-digit bus stop ID, download the free Transit app, or use Google Maps. Follow MST on Twitter at www.twitter.com/mst_bus for the latest service alerts.