RTA to offer free rides for veterans to event at Wright State University

(DAYTON, OHIO)…The Greater Dayton RTA will offer free rides for any military, active duty, or veterans attending the “Vets Moving Forward” event at the Wright State University Student Union on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.

To ride for free to and from the event, the individual must simply show the bus driver their military ID. Please see a list of all valid military IDs here: https://www.iriderta.org/sites/default/files/documents/Military%20ID%20Samples.pdf.

At the event veterans will be able to learn about veteran resources in our community, talk to employers about jobs, network with other veterans, enroll for services at the Dayton VA Medical Center, get assistance with disability claims, get advice on wills, and obtain a veteran ID card. Individuals interested in attending the event can register for free at www.vetsmovingforward.org.

Vets Moving Forward is hosted by the Greater Miami Valley myVeteran Community and will be held at the student union from 3 – 7 p.m.

For a trip planner to find which RTA routes can get you to this event, please see our website www.iriderta.org. Individuals with smartphones can also plan their trip via the Transit app.

MEDIA CONTACT:  Jessica Olson (937) 425-8352, Communications Manager