For Immediate Release
Kim Britton, VP, Planning & Development
STAR Transit Offers Free Rides To Voters
TERRELL, Texas (October 7, 2020) – STAR Transit is offering free, round-trip rides to local polling places, encouraging all eligible voters to participate in this year’s general election.
The free service is available during early voting Tuesday, Oct.13, through Friday, Oct. 30, and on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3. Please note below that reservations must be made in advance.
All STAR Transit services are available, including Demand Response, Fixed Routes and STARNow. To ride free on STARNow, use the code Vote2020. Rides must be in the STAR Transit service area or STARNow zone and are based on availability. Voters must tell bus operators they are riding to and from the polls.
To schedule a free ride to vote, call STAR Transit at least one business day but not more than two weeks in advance of the desired trip. Scheduling Agents are available during normal business hours (8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) Monday-Friday at (877) 631-5278. To book a STARNow ride, use the STARNow app which can be downloaded free from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Se Habla Español.
Election Day Voting Locations:
- Kaufman County – http://www.kaufmancounty.org/elections/
- Rockwall County – http://www.rockwallvotes.com/
- Dallas County – http://www.dallascountyvotes.org/
Make your voice heard by casting your ballot.
About STAR Transit. Founded in 1988, STAR Transit is the fourth largest transit agency in the North Central Texas region—and the largest not funded by sales tax. Revenues are derived from federal and state grants as well as local partnerships with cities, counties and businesses. STAR Transit provides safe, affordable and convenient transportation to the general public, seniors, veterans, and persons with disabilities for access to jobs, healthcare, personal services, retail, and entertainment, etc. More than 100 employees are responsible for providing over 235,000 rides annually. The agency is headquartered in Terrell, TX. For more information, visit STARtransit.org.