Free Okaloosa County Transit bus rides available on Thursday

Published: Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 03:49 PM.

Okaloosa County Transit is offering free rides for everyone on Thursday, also known as National Dump the Pump Day.

The promotional event includes all WAVE routes in Crestview, Fort Walton Beach, Destin and includes route 14, the WAVE Express.

Businesses that encourage employees to ride are eligible to win the OCT Dump the Pump Commuter Challenge; email for details.  

The American Public Transportation Association sponsors the event to highlight public transportation's benefits.

Federal and state grant programs, and the Okaloosa County Board of County Commissioners fund the WAVE. 

Call 689-7809 in Crestview, or 833-9168 in Fort Walton Beach, for more details.

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