Students offered free bus transportation

The Mesa County Workforce Center and Grand Valley Transit have joined in an effort to offer high school students free transportation to summer jobs and other destinations.

Mesa County School District 51 high school students may ride fixed routes on Grand Valley Transit for free until Aug. 31. All that’s required is GVT stickers on their student identification.

Information about the program and GVT service is available online from the website at

Virtual travel trainings are scheduled for noon to 1 p.m. June 4 and 4 to 5 p.m. June 16. To register for the trainings, send an email to