Sunday, Mason Transit Authority celebrated its achievements with its staff, board members and other officials. The MTA was named 2015 Rural Community Transportation System of the Year by the Community Transportation Association of America and the Community Transit Center earned LEED Silver certification. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.
Derek Kilmer, 6th District Congressman, spoke during the event and talked about teamwork:
Denny Heck, 10th District Congressman, sent a video message and mentioned public transportation’s role in combating climate change:
Caryn Souza from the Community Transportation Association of America spoke via Skype:
And Tom Hingson, President of the Washington State Transit Association & General Manager, Everett Transit, sang: