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Sun Tran offers free rides to Ariz. memorial event

Posted on January 13, 2011

[IMAGE]Memorial-Event-Shuttle-2.jpg[/IMAGE]Tucson, Ariz.-based Sun Tran offered a free shuttle service to the memorial event honoring the victims of the recent mass shooting, which was held at the University of Arizona's McKale Center on Wednesday.

Sun Tran provided more than 3,000 passenger trips to the memorial event, featuring a speech by President Barack Obama.

"As we come together as a community, I am so proud of the Sun Tran and Sun Van employees, including staff represented by Teamsters Local 104, who offered to volunteer their time to provide free transportation to this important event," said Katrina Heineking, GM of Sun Tran and Sun Van.

To view UPI's coverage of the event, click here.

 

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