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Tuesday, January 24, 2023

City of Ocala, SunTran celebrating Mobility Week

The City of Ocala, along with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and partners across the state of Florida, are celebrating the sixth annual Mobility Week beginning on Friday, October 21 through Friday, October 28.

Cities, counties, metropolitan/transportation planning organizations, transit agencies, and more will host events to encourage Floridians to make efficient and safe transportation choices, promote multimodal transportation options, and roll out new initiatives and policies.

“Mobility Week is a demonstration of our ongoing commitment to providing an innovative transportation system that fits the needs and lifestyles of Florida’s residents and visitors,” said FDOT Secretary Kevin J. Thibault, P.E.

Thibault continued by stating, “Across the state, organizations partner to promote transportation mode choices while working toward policies that foster sustainable mobility. Together, we can ensure a safe and efficient transportation system for our great state.”

Mobility Week supports the City of Ocala and SunTran’s mission to provide safe, comfortable, and accessible transit services as a viable means of mobility to the citizens and visitors of Ocala/Marion County.

The City of Ocala encourages residents and riders to help SunTran celebrate Mobility Week. On Monday, October 24, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., all riders who board the bus will receive free safety items.

SunTran will also implement “Try Transit Tuesdays” on Tuesday, October 25 and Tuesday, November 8. According to the city, fares will be waived for all travelers on these two days only.

For more information on bus routes and fares, or to view the live bus tracker, visit the City of Ocala’s SunTran webpage.