According to “Active Living Research”, people who use public transportation for any reason are less likely to be sedentary or obese than those who do not use public transportation. The study showed that nationwide, 29 percent of those who use transit were physically active for 30 minutes or more each day solely by walking to and from public transit stops. Similarly, transit users took 30 percent more steps per day and spent 8.3 more minutes walking per day than did people who relied on cars. Conversely, reliance on an automobile for travel was associated with higher obesity rates at both the county and individual level.
Get Fit Kauai, The Kauai Bus, The County of Kauai and the Great Aloha+ Challenge Community Action Group is offering FREE bus transit service in coordination with National “Get on Board Day” day on September 20, 2019.
On Friday, September 20, 2019, the County of Kaua`i Transit Agency is providing free rides all day on the Kaua`i Bus to all passengers for Ride the Bus Day. Head to work, run some errands, pau hana with co-workers, go to the beach and catch the sunset… all with the convenience of stress-free transit!
Kaua`i Bus September Selfie Contest
In addition, bus riders can win prizes for participating in the Kaua`i Bus September Selfie Contest. In the weeks leading up to Ride the Bus Day, the Kaua`i Aloha+ Challenge is running a September Selfie Contest on the Kaua`i Bus! The grand prize each week is two free month-long bus passes.
Contact the Kauai Bus Office at (808) 246-8110 for more information and for special accommodations.
Learn more about Get Fit Kauai at https://getfitkauai.com/