People Mover to Provide Free Bus Rides on Election Day

11/1/2018
Public Transportation

ANCHORAGE – The Municipality of Anchorage’s (MOA) Public Transportation Department (PTD) is offering free bus rides on People Mover to everyone on election day, Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

People Mover is joining other transit agencies across the country in providing free public transit to help make it easier for residents to make it to the polls. “Access to transportation is often cited as a potential barrier to voter participation and we are happy to help eliminate such barriers by offering our services to everyone, free of charge,” said Jamie Acton, PTD Director.

First time and existing riders can plan their trip to the ballot box with Google Maps by selecting transit as their mode choice when getting directions. They can also call the Ride Line at 343-6543.

For more information, please contact Bart Rudolph at (907) 343-8490 or visit http://www.peoplemover.org./  

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About People Mover

People Mover is a division of the Municipality of Anchorage’s Public Transportation Department (PTD) and is the largest public transit provider in the State of Alaska. People Mover offers safe, reliable and affordable transportation services about 10,500 times per weekday and its buses travel 2.1 million miles annually. Besides operating People Mover, MOA’s PTD also operates AnchorRIDES and RideShare services. Learn more about People Mover at http://www.peoplemover.org/ where you’ll also find information about mTicket, People Mover’s mobile ticketing app, and how to get bus arrival times via text messaging.

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