NORFOLK, NE—North Fork Area Transit is thrilled to be able to continue offering the “Veterans Ride Free” program as a direct result of a the continued generous sponsorship from Norfolk Iron and Metal (NIM). NIM Group President, Arnie Robinson stated, “Norfolk Iron & Metal is proud to be a part of this important community program. Since last Veteran’s Day, 2,900 rides have been provided to veterans in our community. We’re grateful for the opportunity to thank our local veterans for their service, and are honored to be the sponsor of the Veterans Ride Free program.”
The Veterans Ride Free program includes free rides on any ‘ForkLift’ route. The ForkLift bus offers transportation services on three routes in Norfolk and two regional routes that go to Madison and Wayne. In addition, curbside service can be scheduled by anyone who lives within three-quarters of a mile from any of the marked stops. ForkLift operates Monday-Friday. Veterans will need to identify themselves to their driver upon boarding.
“Our veterans are cherished members of our community and we are thankful to Norfolk Iron and Metal for making it possible to provide free transit services to them,” said Jeff Stewart, Executive Director of North Fork Area Transit.