Volunteers ready for Saturday’s Bus Stop Clean Up Day

(FORT WORTH, TX – Oct. 20, 2021) – On Saturday, 40 teams will hit the streets to participate in Trinity Metro’s second annual Bus Stop Clean Up Day.

“The event is a widespread community effort to make sure our bus stops are clean and appealing to provide a great transit experience,” said Detra Whitmore, vice president of customer experience and the driving force behind the event. “Our volunteers are from companies, organizations and community groups throughout our service area. We are so excited to have so much participation.”

The day kicks off with breakfast and opening remarks. Then the teams go to their designated routes to pick up trash, clean, or trim weeds and grass. Afterwards, everyone reconvenes for lunch and the awards for Most Creative Team Name.

About Bus Stop Clean Up Day

The first clean up event, which had 37 teams, was held in 2019 to help beautify bus stops throughout Trinity Metro’s service area. Sponsors for this year’s event are Locke Lord Law Firm, Central Market, Cox Racing, Tolar, and Keep Fort Worth Beautiful. 

Trinity Metro and the sponsors provide safety vests, gloves, trash bags and T-shirts to all volunteers.