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VRT to waive fares for some services in support of May in Motion

Zero. Zilch. Nada. The big goose egg.

That’s what it will cost to ride on Valley Regional Transit (VRT) fixed-route, inter-county and on-demand buses during May in observance of ACHD Commuteride’s May in Motion.

After a year of many people working from home, Valley Regional Transit wanted to incentivize people to reconsider their commutes with no-cost bus rides. In partnership with the Ada County Highway District’s Commuteride program, VRT helps educate Treasure Valley residents about the transportation options to driving alone. In addition to buses, commuters are encouraged to consider carpooling, vanpooling, teleworking, biking, and walking to reduce traffic congestion, roadway wear and tear, and vehicle emissions.

Public transit is safe and reliable. Since the beginning of the pandemic, VRT and Commuteride have instituted a wide variety of safety precautions to ensure the buses and vans are clean and sanitized. All operators and passengers are required by federal law to wear masks when using public transit.

The no-cost bus rides are available on the 18 fixed bus routes in Boise, the VRT OnDemand service in Nampa/Caldwell, and four inter-county bus routes between Ada County and Canyon County. The no-cost rides do NOT include ACCESS paratransit service or any of the shared mobility services.

Those who purchase 31-day or longer bus passes should consider the no-fares month when making their purchases. VRT will stop selling 31-day bus passes on April 19 because it would be more cost-effective for rider to buy single-ride and day passes after that point. Once a bus pass is activated, VRT cannot stop the clock. VRT City Go members should still show their badges to ensure that ridership numbers are recorded.

For more information or to get help in planning your trip, call the VRT Help Desk at 208-345-7433, visit valleyregionaltransit.org, call Commuteride at 208-345-7665, or visit mayinmotion.com. You can also visit us on Facebook.