KS: Holiday Transit Service a Success
Wichita Transit ridership increased significantly on Nov. 29, when public bus rides were free as a way to support riders on Black Friday, one of the busiest retail days of the year. “It was successful beyond expectations,” Wichita Transit Director Steve Spade said. Wichita Transit ran Saturday schedules – between 6 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. - on Black Friday. Normal Saturday service levels generate an average of 3500 daily riders. On Black Friday, Wichita Transit carried 5700 riders, a...