B.G. Transit Provides Free Rides To/From Vaccinations

The City of Bowling Green announces, to the public, free B.G. Transit rides to and from COVID-19 vaccination events (including the one scheduled for March 23 at the Bowling Green Training and Community Center).  It is recommended requests for transportation be made at least 24 hours in advance of the time needed and passengers must tell the call-taker the transport is for a COVID-19 vaccination to receive the free fares to and from the location.  Call-takers will then verify the destination as eligible in order to provide free fare approval.  It is preferential your return trip is made at the same time.  To schedule a ride, call 1-800-579-4299.  Call 419-354-6203 for added information about the B.G. Transit.  General operating information (to include service area, days and hours of operation) is also found at https://www.bgohio.org/departments/municipal-administrator/grants-administration/public-transportation/.

The B.G. Transit is fully accessible to persons with disabilities, and open to all for use. In service for 33 years, hours of operation are Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturdays 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  For rides originating and ending within Bowling Green’s corporation limits, the general fare (one way) is $4.00. For rides originating and/or ending outside the city limits, the general fare is $4.50. With a transit ID card, half-priced fares are available to persons aged 65 years or older, children (4-13 years of age) and those with disabilities.  For more information about the B.G. Transit (including how to receive the reduced fares noted above), please call (419) 354-6203.

To schedule a ride, please call: 1-800-579-4299. For persons with speech and/or hearing impairments, contact us through the Ohio Relay Network at: 1-877-750-9097 or 1-800-750-0750, respectively. To learn more about the B.G. Transit, check out our website:  https://www.bgohio.org/departments/municipal-administrator/grants-administration/public-transportation/ or contact us at (419) 354-6203.