ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Plan to use Roanoke’s Valley Metro bus service? From Friday, March 27, to April 24, you will get a free ride.
The announcement Tuesday reminds travelers to follow social distancing to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
- Only travel for essential needs.
- Use the front door for entry/use the rear doors for exit. All Valley Metro vehicles are ADA accessible. ADA features on Valley Metro vehicles will be available as usual.
- Limit interaction with the bus operator, with the exception being in case of emergency (Valley Metro staff will be available to answer questions/address concerns at the Campbell Court Transfer Center or call 540-982-2222).
- No extended rides on one transit route will be permitted. Valley Metro staff will be closely monitoring each transit bus in order to maintain a safe environment.
“Seven-day and 31-day VPASS holders will be able to exchange their valid/active transit bus pass for a new pass,” a statement from the transit agency said. “Seven-day and 31-day VPASS holders receiving a new pass should not activate the new pass until after the fare-free service period has expired.”
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