CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Transit System and the City of Clarksville are offering free summer transportation to young people to help them engage in summer jobs and enrichment programs.
CTS will offer the Summer Youth Free Ride Program from May 28 to Aug. 31 to youth 18 and under with a valid CTS Youth or Student ID. The IDs can be purchased at the Downtown Transit Center temporary office at Downtown Commons, 215 Legion St., for $2 with proof of age. For information, please call 931-553-2429.
“This program provides a good source of affordable transportation that can help our young people engage in positive activities,” Mayor Joe Pitts said. “We want to help families by giving young people transportation to jobs and programs during the summer. ”
Youth are invited to become city explorers on routes that provide safe daily transportation to many parks, pools, and recreation centers operated by the Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department. Information about Parks and Recreation programs and activities is available at www.cityofclarksville.com/parksrec.
The bus routes also offer access to the public library, the Roxy Theatre, the Customs House Museum, historical sites and special events.