Friday, July 15, 2011: Public Transit Bus Driver DayDate: July 15, 2011
Time: All Day Event
WHEREAS, thousands of Michigan citizens rely on public transit bus drivers to provide safe, efficient and dependable transportation to work, school, shopping centers and various appointments each and every day; and,
WHEREAS, public transit bus drivers serve within a variety of agencies including urban, rural and specialized services transportation systems; and,
WHEREAS, these hard working individuals are well-trained professionals that must obtain a commercial driver's license prior to their transportation service; and,
WHEREAS, on this day, we join with the Michigan Department of Transportation's Passenger Transportation Bureau to recognize and thank Michigan's public transit bus drivers for their dedication and commitment to serving Michigan citizens;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Rick Snyder, Governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim Friday, July 15, 2011 as Public Transit Bus Driver Day in Michigan.