STAR Transit celebrates Rider Appreciation Week, April 25 – April 30

For Immediate Release

STAR Transit Celebrates Rider Appreciation Week, April 25-30

(TERRELL, TX) – April 21, 2022 – STAR Transit celebrates Rider Appreciation Week, April 25–April 30, offering free rides and other giveaways.

“All rides are free, and we’re bringing the Rider Appreciation Week Giveaway Team back,” Kim Britton, STAR Transit’s deputy executive director, said. “Our riders in Kaufman County, Rockwall County, Seagoville, Balch Springs, Mesquite, Hutchins and DeSoto should watch for our staff. They’ll be surprising riders with giveaways, including lanyards and bags and other free things.”

“We want to thank our riders,” Tommy Henricks, STAR Transit’s executive director, said. “They trusted us with their mobility needs through COVID and continue to do so well after more than four decades in transit.”

Riders are encouraged to post selfies on their social media pages throughout the week, using the hashtag, #STAppreciatesMe.  STAR Transit will post pictures on the STAR Transit Facebook page, and Instagram,

For more information on STAR Transit, visit or call 877-631-5278.


About STAR Transit.  Founded in 1988, STAR Transit is the fourth largest transit agency in the North Central Texas region—and the largest not funded by sales tax. Revenues are derived from federal and state grants as well as local partnerships with cities, counties, and businesses. STAR Transit provides safe, affordable, and convenient transportation to the public, seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities for access to jobs, healthcare, personal services, retail, and entertainment. More than 100 employees are responsible for providing over 135,000 rides annually. The agency is headquartered in Terrell.  For more information, visit