The winter months can be brutal in Amarillo, Texas. Not only do the temperatures drop, but the panhandle wind makes the cold even more unbearable. The City of Amarillo has announced the steps they are taking to make sure everyone has a safe warm place to seek shelter at from the cold.
The City Of Amarillo Offering Free Rides To Shelters To Keep Warm
This winter, when the temperature dips to or below 38 degrees, the City of Amarillo will be taking steps to make sure everyone will have a warm place to find shelter. They will be offering free rides on Amarillo City Transit buses to anyone in need of a place to keep warm.
The free rides are available Monday through Saturday from 6:20 AM to 7 PM. All that needs to be done is simply tell the bus operator that you're traveling to one of the nearest warming centers. It's pretty simple. The ride will be fare-free.
Which Shelters Amarillo City Transit Will Take You To
The City of Amarillo lists several shelters they are working with. Those shelters include:
- Guyon Saunders Resource Center
- Faith City Mission
- The Salvation Army
- Code Blue Warming Station
Honestly, this is a great way to help people stay warm this winter. Not only do we have the shelters available, we now also have a way of getting people there who might not have been able to make the trip.
You can get more information on the shelters, including the hours that they operate, by following this link.
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