Smile! It’s contagious

SPRINGFIELD – It's the little things that make days a bit brighter sometimes. Lane Transit District celebrated World Smile Day on Oct. 7, with its bus operators and staff wearing smiley face buttons. "We started this in the pandemic, and everyone loved it. We decided to bring it back for another year," said Pat Walsh, director of marketing and communications. The smiley buttons are handed out from bus operators and from customer service representatives at the downtown Eugene and Springfield Transit Stations throughout October. “What better way to say hello and express gratitude than with a warm smile?" said . . .