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Transit Appreciation Month 2023

Transit Appreciation Month 2023

Tuesday, February 28, 2023/Categories: General, Employment, SMART News, Public Notices, Highlights, Featured Homepage News

SMART is a team of people who work tirelessly every day to ensure you get where you need to go. The past three years have been tough due to COVID and staff shortages, but the challenges provided SMART with the opportunity to adapt and improve. Through every test, we have tried to work harder to keep SMART rolling and our passengers safe.

The month of March is Transit Employee Appreciation Month and now is the time to recognize the very hard-working employees throughout the Authority.  While March 18th is designated as Transit Driver Appreciation Day, we want to take an opportunity to celebrate every transit employee and offer congratulations more than just one day!

We know the importance of our drivers, our riders and the interaction they share. We want to make sure you have the opportunity to celebrate your daily driver. Tell your driver how much you appreciate them for navigating rough roads throughout the year, with a friendly smile, and a thank you! 

SMART is inviting our riders to post their thanks on social media. Send us a private message on Facebook, or tweet at us with the #SMART Driver's name and route so we can share your appreciation for that operator!  

We would like to thank Chicken Shack for their generous support as a returning sponsor for the fifth consecutive year. Our partnership is a great collaboration between two essential organizations committed to serving the public in Metro Detroit. To continue this circle of support for our community, we’ve provided a link so you can find a nearby Chicken Shack to visit, many locations are accessible via SMART routes.

Find a Chicken Shack near you!


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