FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
Whatcom Transit Authority (WTA) will provide free rides on all buses (except Route 80X to Mount Vernon) from August 12 through August 18, 2018.
Headed to the Northwest Washington Fair? WTA is also offering a special 10 p.m. bus from the fairgrounds back to Bellingham.Â This 10 p.m. bus will depart from a bus stop across the street from the fairgrounds, between Bank of the Pacific and Fairside Drive.Â It will make two stops: Cordata Station, located near Whatcom Community College, and downtownâ€™s Bellingham Station.Â Like all rides during Free Fare Week, rides on this special 10 p.m. bus are free.
In addition to the special 10 p.m. bus, WTAâ€™s Route 26 provides bus service to the fairgrounds, departing from Cordata Station between the hours of 6:20 a.m. and 8:20 p.m. on weekdays.Â On Saturdays, Route 26 departs Cordata station between the hours of 8:50 a.m. and Â 5:50 p.m. In between Route 26â€™s regularly scheduled â€ślast tripâ€ť back to Bellingham and the special 10 p..m bus, WTA will also offer an additional departure of Route 26, departing the fair at 9:06 p.m.
Park and ride for free at WTAâ€™s Cordata Station. Parking is first come, first served, and overnight parking is not allowed.
For more information, passengers can call 360-676-7433 or visit ridewta.com.