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Wichita Transit Provides Free Rides for Election Day

Contact: Nathaniel Hinkel, Wichita Transit |

On Tuesday, November 5, Wichita Transit is offering a day of free rides on all traditional bus routes for the election. Free rides are valid for everyone riding to or from polling locations as well as any other trip during the day.

Riders do not need to provide documentation of voting to receive a ride. Transit buses will operate on a regular weekday schedule with service hours that span the full voting hours of each polling location.

“Offering free rides on Election Day provides all Wichitans the ability get to the polls and back in a safe manner,” said Mike Tann, Wichita Transit Director.

Individual polling locations can be found by visiting the Sedgwick County Election Office website at A free online trip planner, along with bus route and schedule information is available at

Wichita Transit is the largest transit system in the state of Kansas. Serving more than 1.4 million riders in 2018, Wichita Transit operates 18 fixed bus routes six days a week. Transit services include traditional fixed routes, a newly expanded downtown trolley service, and a demand-response paratransit service. Complete route and schedule information are available at

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