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 June 1 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, 200 Legion St., for $2 with proof of age.
“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.”
For information, call 931-553-2429, or visit the CTS website at www.ridects.com. Passengers also can access real-time transit information online at ctspublic.etaspot.net or through the CTS mobile app, available for download on iOS and Android devices.
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 Customs House Museum, historical sites and special events.