Casting a ballot on Election Day won’t cost Prince George transit riders a dime.

That’s because BC Transit is offering free bus rides all day on its routes.

Spokesperson Shellene McConnell spoke with

“It’s something we’ve always reached out to our local government partners about and giving them the opportunity to do this if they choose so we have offered for federal, provincial and civic elections in the past.”

“In this case, the City of Prince George made the decision to offer this service to residents on election day and this is one way to make it easier for residents to cast their ballot.”

Voting is open from 7 am to 7 pm on Monday.

The following communities will be offering some form of free transit during Monday’s vote:

  • Cowichan Valley
  • Comox Valley
  • Fort St. John
  • Kamloops
  • Kimberley
  • Kitimat
  • Regional District of Nanaimo
  • City of Nelson
  • Port Alberni
  • Prince George
  • Quesnel
  • Revelstoke