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I Love Transit 2018: K–12 students ride the bus for free, Oct. 1–5

Students in kindergarten through grade 12 will be eligible for free bus travel during I Love Transit Week, Oct. 1–5, 2018.

Students in kindergarten through grade 12 will be able to ride the bus for free, Oct. 1–5, 2018!

It’s all part of our annual I Love Transit celebration and our long-standing participation in iWALK, promoting transit use and active transportation to children.

Teachers! This is a perfect opportunity for teachers to take their class on a field trip using transit.

We ask teachers who are planning to take advantage of this offer to plan the transit portion during off-peak hours, between 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Please note that this does not include SkyTrain, SeaBus and West Coast Express. As well, regular fares apply to teachers and adults accompanying children and high school students on the system.

Want to plan a field trip for another time?

Enter our contest to win up to 35 DayPasses for your entire class to travel on a day of your choice during the rest of the school year! You can also purchase Compass Tickets for your entire class by emailing a request to bulkorders@translink.ca.

A DayPass provides unlimited transit use on all buses, SkyTrain and SeaBus for one day of your choice.

Also, your kids could win an all-inclusive field trip to attend I Love Transit Camp.

Let’s go! Put your walking shoes on and get trip ready with our Trip Planner, use Next Bus or reach out to our Customer Information team on Twitter or by phone at 604-953-3333.


4 Comments

  • By Sheba, September 20, 2018 @ 9:04 am

    It says “Students in kindergarten through grade 12 will be able to ride the bus for free” and then “regular fares apply to teachers and adults accompanying children and high school students” – so are teenagers / high school students able to ride free or not???

  • By Allen Tung, September 20, 2018 @ 12:41 pm

    Hi Sheba, yes, teenagers and high school students are able to ride the bus for free, but if there’s an adult or teacher travelling with them, regular fares will apply to the adult or teacher. Hope this clarifies things!

  • By Anonymous, October 1, 2018 @ 10:02 am

    Is this for students only on field trips? Thanks

  • By K, October 6, 2018 @ 8:15 am

    Not well publicized
    My son used his compass card all week to go to school (he does not look over 18)
    You would think the bus would have a poster or the driver would say something

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