For the fourth consecutive year, Bay Transit, the public transportation division of Bay Aging, has been recognized with an award from the Virginia Transit Association.
At the VTA’s 2023 Annual Conference & Bus Expo in Virginia Beach, Bay Transit was awarded the Outstanding Community Program for its “Art in Transit” initiative. Launched in 2021, Art in Transit is a collaboration with the RAL Art Center to raise awareness about, and financial support for, the two nonprofit organizations.
Bay Transit’s share of the proceeds from entry fees, artwork sales, commissions and sponsorships go toward a community college scholarship fund for Bay Transit’s frontline employees and their New Freedom Program, a low-cost transportation service for disabled and/or senior individuals who need to travel outside of Bay Transit’s normal service area or operating hours. In 2023, nearly $10,000 in sponsorships was raised, increasing the scholarships awarded to $2,500, increasing underwriting of th...
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