We can all help improve the air quality around the metro.
The Metropolitan Area Planning Agency is encouraging everyone to ride the bus. Through June 12th, rides on a metro bus will be only 50 cents.
The same deal will be offered at times in July and August.
"This past few years our ozone levels have been rising and so we don't want that to get into violations of air quality standards. High ozone can effect seniors children and people with respiratory issues it also can have economic development ramifications," said Greg Youell of the
Metropolitan Area Planning Agency.