Anton is not your typical teenager – or is he?
Like many young students Anton began riding County Connection buses when he was in middle school, primarily to get to and from school. And like most of his friends his age he now has his driver’s license. But unlike most young adults, he still appreciates and rides the bus. “I like that I don’t have to be dependent on having a car to get around. I use the bus to visit friends in town, to go the movies in Walnut Creek, and just yesterday, my friends and I took the bus to BART and went to San Francisco.”
Approaching adulthood during a time of heightened awareness of the environment and climate change, Anton, and many of his friends welcome the options available beyond relying solely on a car to get around. “Even though I live in a small suburban community, I feel lucky to have the great transit connections we have. Between the bus and the BART system – a person can get just about anywhere without a car.”
Both Anton and his mother appreciate the reliable service, the courteous drivers, and the addition of Sunday service.
Congratulations Anton. Keep riding and keep spreading the message.
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