Transit Try-a-thon Continues!

CAT will close out the Transit Try-a-thon with their Try Transit Week. Remember to take advantage of the Fare Free day is Thursday and this includes DATA trips as well!

Also the Tell Your Story contest is still going on. So tell us your story – the good, the funny, the crazy and you may be the winner of a $25 gift card to!

Here are the events this week:

  • September 27th, MondayTry Transit Week KickoffMayor Meeker will kick off the week at Moore Square Station
  • September 28th, TuesdayRack and Ride Day Bike to a bus stop and RIDE FOR FREE (first come, first serve) Visit us at the Duke Medical Plaza Knightdale Park and Ride from 4-6pm for a special event!
  • September 29th, WednesdayStuff the Bus Food Drive – Come help us stuff a bus for the Food Bank of Eastern North Carolina. Donate 3 canned goods (no glass containers) to stuff  a CAT bus and receive a coupon for a free Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich, no purchase necessary! *only one coupon per participant, and participant must be present* Donations will be collected at the following participating Raleigh Chick-fil-A locations:
    • Capital Crossing, 4621 Capital Blvd – 8-10am  (cat route 1)
    • Downtown Raleigh, 400 Fayetteville St. – 11am – 2pm (cat route 13 inbound, 7 outbound)
    • 6612 Glenwood Ave., next to Wal-Mart – 3:30pm – 8pm (cat route 6)
    • Ride the bus to one of the food drive locations, show a cat volunteer your bus pass, and get a FREE T-shirt!!!
    • Sponsored by Chick-fil-A at Fayetteville Street, Chick-fil-A at Capital Crossing, Chick-fil-A at Townridge Shopping Center, and WSHA 88.9 fm.
  • September 30th, ThursdayRider Appreciation Day – FARE FREE DAY !!!!! Ride CAT and DATA for free! Also, stop by Moore Square Transit Station and get free ice cream from 12:30pm-4:30pm.
  • October 1st, Friday – Operations Appreciation Day – Show your favorite driver your appreciation for providing safe and friendly service.
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  • October 2nd, Saturday – Discover Downtown Scavenger Hunt – Ride, Play, Win! 11am-3pm  Starting location – Seaboard Station, Downtown Raleigh
    Visit for more information
    For more information, text R-Line to 67336 or call 996-4038

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