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On this day in Buzzer Blog history: October 30, 2009 plus a fun poll!

Compass Card Transition

Old Mr Buzzer [1]

Welcome back to On this day in Buzzer Blog history, a look back at the way things were. Today’s post takes us back to a Friday fun post [2] where we asked if you’ve ever forgotten to buy a FareCard at month’s end — then boarded transit without valid fare?

Compass Card Transition [3]

A whopping 52% of you answered Yes.

While this answer seems relatively high, those were pre-Compass Card days, before the implementation of benefits such as Auto-Load [4] and compasscard.ca [5] where you can purchase, load and reload your Compass Card online!

Today, we’re curious to know how you reload get your Monthly Pass.


How do you purchase your Monthly Pass?

  • AutoLoad (29%, 22 Votes)
  • I don't use a Monthly Pass (24%, 18 Votes)
  • From a Compass Vending Machine (17%, 13 Votes)
  • Online via compasscard.ca (16%, 12 Votes)
  • Other (11%, 8 Votes)
  • By calling Compass Customer Service at 604.398.2042 (1%, 1 Votes)
  • From a Compass Retailer (1%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 75

If you’re not already set up for AutoLoad, remember to reload your Monthly Pass before November 1st!

This post originally appeared on The Buzzer Blog [2] on October 30, 2009.

Author: Sarah Kertcher