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October 15, 2019
PART Express Celebrates 17 Years of Service to the Piedmont Triad
Greensboro, NC — The Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART) would like to thank all of our passengers, supporters, and partners for allowing us to serve you for 17 years! PART Express Routes began on September 30, 2002 and we've been "Connecting Communities" ever since. With 16 Express Bus and Shuttle Routes, PART serves around 450,000 passenger trips per year.
JOIN US TO CELEBRATE! A rider appreciation event is being held at the PART Coble Transportation Center to celebrate the anniversary.
“We are honored to have served the Piedmont Triad for so many years and we look forward to our continued service enhancements and growth,” said PART Executive Director, Scott W. Rhine. “Our riders represent the very existence of our Mission statement, and we hope they enjoy this recognition and celebration.”
When: Friday, October 18th 6:00am-1:00pm
Where: PART Coble Transportation Center
8310 W Market Street, Greensboro, NC 27409
What: Customer Appreciation Event with PART Staff meet and greet,
music, photo frames for social media, door prizes, and more!
DOOR PRIZES INCLUDE
The Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART) is a governmental authority created in 1997 under N.C.G.S. 160A, Article 27 to enhance all forms of transportation in the Piedmont Triad Region. Our work is part of a larger statewide effort to improve mobility systems in North Carolina. Working with our partners and member agencies, we strive to enhance mobility, address congestion, and reduce transportation related impacts on our air quality.
Learn more at www.partnc.org.
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Public health officials including the World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and local Health Departments are actively monitoring the outbreak of a respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus termed “Covid-19”, or Coronavirus. While this has been deemed a public health emergency, at this time, the risk to the American public has been assessed as low.
What are the signs of Coronavirus?
Symptoms of Covid-19 can include fever, cough and shortness of breath. Symptoms may appear in as few as 2 days or as long as 14 days after exposure.
According to the CDC, people are believed to be the most contagious when they are most symptomatic (the sickest). Individuals are encouraged to monitor their health and if they begin to experience symptoms to contact a doctor immediately.
How Can You Do Your Part to Protect Yourself?
Coronaviruses are most often spread through the air by coughing or sneezing, close personal contact, or through touching your nose, mouth, or eyes before washing your hands. While there is currently no vaccine for Covid-19, there are steps you can take to prevent the spread of the virus as well as influenza and the common cold:
What is PART doing?
PART Staff is closely following the information being provided by the Center for Disease Control, local health departments, our partnering agencies, and the American Public Transportation Association. Our goal is to minimize the risk to our drivers, passengers, and community. In addition to our normal cleaning procedures, we will be utilizing commercial disinfectants on the vehicles. As more information become available, we will be sure to communicate with our passengers.
For more information on the Coronavirus, visit the following links:
Centers for Disease Control
NC Department of Health and Human Services