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Archive for August, 2011

PGS Membership Cards and Business Incentives

Friday, August 26th, 2011

If you filled out our form to become an official PGS member, your card is in the mail and you are on your way to getting cool discounts from these local businesses for going green! Just walk, bike, carpool, take the bus or travel green in any way to one of these supportive businesses to cash in on discounts. Haven’t signed up for a membership card yet? Click here to get your very own PGS membership card for free!

Go to the  incentive page on the PGS website for full details on the program and the incentives offered by the below businesses. Check regularly as we continue to add local businesses!


#1 Local Sprouts Café                                                            

#2 Rosemont Bakery and Market

#3 The Dog Wash Etc.

#4 Maine Audubon

#5 604 Thrift

#6 Green Clean Maine

Time for School – Get Your METRO Student Discounts

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Summer is winding down and it’s almost time for school to begin.   METRO is again working with local colleges and schools to offer special discounts and programs. Check out the list below for what’s NEW this year.

College Students: From August 29 – September 10, METRO and South Portland Bus Service will offer FREE rides with ID for students attending the following colleges: Husson College, Kaplan University, Maine College of Art (MECA), Southern Maine Community College (SMCC), University of Southern Maine (USM), University of New England (UNE) and Salt Institute of Documentary Studies.  For more info, click here: http://www.gpmetrobus.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=70&Itemid=147

Student Discounts (K-12): Students attending participating schools show their current  photo ID and ride the bus for $1 per ride. Regular fare is $1.50 (exact amount). For more info, click here: http://www.gpmetrobus.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=72&Itemid=149