Salina, Kansas – Ottawa County will be celebrating the 2nd Annual Kansas Mobility Week November 6 to 22, 2022 with some local events.
Ottawa County Public Transportation will give free rides for Election Day on Tuesday, November 8th. Rides must be scheduled in advance by calling 785.392.2822.
OCCK Transportation is providing free rides to the general public on all services during the 2nd Annual Kansas Mobility Week happening November 7 – 12, 2022. Those services for Ottawa County include regional paratransit and 81 Connection. Regional paratransit rides must be scheduled in advance by calling 785.826.1583. The 81 Connection bus stops at the Minneapolis Casey’s location six times a day, Monday through Friday.
The Ottawa County Health Department will be the host for a tabletop display about Ottawa County public transportation options starting Monday, November 7th, until Friday, November 11th. The display will be in the lobby of building and will showcase transportation options available to Ottawa County residents.
KANcycle is offering the promo code “MobWeek22” for free rides on KANcycle bicycles during Mobility Week. This promo code is good for all locations in the KANcycle service area, including the rack of bikes in Minneapolis. Bikes are easy to check out. Riders need to download the Movatic app, find a rack with an available bike, enter the promo code on the payment screen, and start riding. To end the ride, the process is reversed.
“We are pleased to offer these events to the public,” said Michelle Griffin, Mobility Manager. “We are continually working together to educate the public on the importance and the availability of transportation options. This statewide event is a great way of showcasing all that Kansas has to offer.”
From November 6 to November 12, 2022, public transportation providers, Mobility Managers, the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) and partners across the state are celebrating the second annual Kansas Mobility Week. Agencies will host events to encourage Kansans to make efficient and safe transportation choices, promote multimodal transportation options, and roll out new initiatives and policies. These events promote travel choices such as public transit, walking, bicycling, safe driving, and ridesharing.
For more information about transportation in Kansas, including Kansas Mobility Week, and the Kansas Mobility Managers, visit http://www.ksrides.org.
For more information about Ottawa County Public Transportation, visit http://www.ottawacountypublictransportation.com.
For more information about OCCK Transportation, visit http://www.salinacitygo.com.
For more information about KANcycle, visit www.kancycle.org.