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I Love Transit 2019: K–12 students ride the bus for free, Oct. 7–11

I Love Transit 2019

Kids Ride Free

Every day is a great day to take transit, but there’s no better week to hop on a bus than I Love Transit week! From October 7–11, 2019, students in kindergarten through Grade 12 ride the bus for free!

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

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

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

Please note that I Love Transit week is bus only and does not include SkyTrain, SeaBus or West Coast Express. As well, regular fares apply to teachers and adults accompanying eligible children 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! Can’t wait? 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.

Thinking of taking a field trip on transit? Watch this video!

Don’t forget, as part of I Love Transit students from grade 3 through grade 12 can enter to win an all-inclusive field trip to attend I Love Transit Camp!

So what are you waiting for? Grab your walking shoes and get trip ready with our Trip Planner, use NextBus or reach out to our Customer Information team on Twitter or by phone at 604-953-3333.

Author: Sarah Kertcher


1 Comment

  • By Amina Kassam, October 6, 2019 @ 11:17 pm

    Public and students who reside between champlain Heights area and Victoria Drive have a lot of difficuilty as there is no translink service on 54th Avenue in Vancouver. If a service is commenced on 54th Ave this will help students travelling to schools on 54th ave and all the way to David Thompson on 54th Ave & Victoria Drive..

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