Victor Valley Transit announces “You Have the Ride to Vote” promotion

By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)–Victor Valley Transit will offer free rides all day on Tuesday,  November 3rd, to make it easier for riders to vote in this year’s  Presidential Election.

The promotion, entitled “You Have the Ride to  Vote,” is geared to highlight the importance of voting and provide the  opportunity to be able to get to a Polling Center or Ballot Drop-off  Location on Election Day. “Victor  Valley Transit strongly believes that everyone has a right to the  voting process,” said VVTA Public Information Officer, Chris Ackerman.  “We want to do our part to make it easier for our riders to have their  voices heard on November 3rd.” On  Election Day, fares on all VVTA Fixed Routes, County Routes, and ADA  Paratransit Services will be suspended for all riders.  All passengers  must wear a face covering and practice proper social distancing measures  when riding with Victor Valley Transit.  All buses have been sanitized  with Pro-Techs Antimicrobial Solution. The application is an odorless  and non-toxic surface spray, providing 90 days of protection against  COVID-19 plus other bacteria and viruses. A video of the process can be  found on VVTA’s official YouTube Channel

“It is imperative to get out and vote in this election,” stated VVTA Board Chair Curt Emick. “Some of the polling locations have changed since the last election, and VVTA is proud to give passengers a free ride to get  where they need to go to cast their ballot.” Riders can www.sbcountyelections.com to register to vote, obtain a voter guide, find their nearest ballot Drop Box location, or their specific polling place. Victor Valley Transit will be posting Ballot Drop Box Locations and Early Voting Sites leading up to this year’s election.

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