Fresno Fax Partners With The Fresno Bee To Offer Incentive For Sunday Fax Riders

In an effort to further entice citizens to park their cars and take advantage of City transportation services, the City of Fresno Department of Transportation/Fresno Area Express (FAX) has partnered with The Fresno Bee to offer the Sunday edition paper to FAX passengers at a discounted rate.

Beginning Sunday, January 21, 2007, FAX passengers will be able to purchase Sunday newspapers on FAX buses for just 50¢ (66% off the newsstand price of $1.50).

In March 2005, FAX became the first transit agency in the country to offer newspapers to its customers through on-board dispensers. Fresno Bee newspapers purchased on FAX buses are value-priced at 25¢ for daily papers and 50¢ for Sunday editions. Passengers can enjoy the convenience of purchasing their newspapers while catching up on the news of the day during their commute on FAX.

The City Department of Transportation is pleased to partner with The Fresno Bee to provide additional incentives and improved customer service for passengers who utilize FAX services. For every rider who chooses to ride FAX, they help to lessen traffic congestion on City streets and improve the quality of our air.

For more information, the public may call 559-621-RIDE (7433).

CONTACT: Rhonda Jorn, Public Affairs Manager: (559) 621-7777 Patti Miller, Public Affairs Administrator: (559) 621-7795

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