For hours on end, your driver manages to keep a schedule, check fares, give directions, announce stops, remember requests and more. All while safely maneuvering an extra-large vehicle through unpredictable traffic, tough weather conditions and some really tight spaces. Needless to say, they deserve our thanks!
That could be as simple as a smile and a wave as you’re boarding and a “thank you” when you leave. You can also print out one of the cards below to show your appreciation or spread the word on social media. And don’t forget to submit an official commendation for a job well done, so your drivers can be formally recognized for their efforts. (You can do that any time of year!)
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“Today is ‘Transit Driver Appreciation Day’ across the world. HUGE shout-out to the Metro Drivers who keep our region moving every day.” — @kingcountywa
“This is a megawatt smile!” — @ridegrtc
“March 18th is Transit Driver Appreciation Day. It’s the perfect time to give a shout out to your favorite coach operators to thank them for all they do.” — @omnitrans