Get on the Holiday Bus



Riders lucky enough to board AC Transit's special holiday bus - painted to express the "joy and merriment of the season," according to a company press release - won't have to pay a dime. The bus will traverse a different route every day through December 30. "We realize - especially at this time of year - that some of our patrons don't have much and, as a transit agency we don't either. But we hope the free 'Holiday Bus' makes the season a little bit brighter," said general manager Rick Fernandez. Blatant self-pitying aside, it's quite a cool thing to do. Now if they'd only serve up eggnog, too ...