(Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. — Casper Area Transit will have some adjusted availability from Nov. 24 through Nov. 26 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

Residents with disabilities and their families wanting a ride to the downtown Christmas parade that is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26 can reserve one with Casper Area Transit, according to Casper’s Council of People with Disabilities. Reservations for rides to the parade need to be made no later than 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21. Rides can be scheduled by calling 307-235-8273.

On Thanksgiving Day on Nov. 24, fixed-route LINK and door-to-door ASSIST services will both be closed, according to Casper Area Transit.

On Friday, Nov. 25, the LINK service will run from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ASSIST will run from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with limited bus availability.

On Nov. 26, both LINK and ASSIST’s services (other than Christmas parade services) will run from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. There will be no Orange or Purple Route service.

“ASSIST rides for Monday, November 28, must be made by Wednesday, November 23, before 3:00 p.m., depending on availability,” Casper Area Transit added. “The Transit Office will be closed Thursday, November 24, through Saturday, November 26, so tokens and passes will not be available for purchase.”

“Regular LINK and ASSIST bus services will resume on Monday, November 28, 2022, at 6:30 a.m. The Transit Office will reopen Monday, November 28, 2022, at 8:00 a.m. More information on Casper Area Transit Service is available at 307.235.8273 for ASSIST (door-to-door service), or 307.235.8287 for LINK (fixed-route service), or the website at www.casperareatransit.org.”