SunLine Transit Agency to Provide Free Rides to the Polls on Election Day

Nov 4, 2016

SunLine Transit Agency to Provide Free Rides to the Polls on Election Day

(Thousand Palms, CA) Anyone wanting to vote on Election Day can count on SunLine Transit Agency to get them to the polls. Free rides will be offered to customers on Tuesday, November 8th, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., to help encourage all residents to get out and vote.

To qualify for the free ride, customers must show their valid voter information card or ballot book to the Bus Operator upon boarding.

“Voting is very important, and not having a ride to the polls is an obstacle that no member of our community should have to face,” said Lauren Skiver, CEO/General Manager of SunLine Transit Agency. “SunLine is proud to be a community partner in supporting local residents to ensure that every citizen has transportation to exercise their civic right and civic duty.”

This promotion is valid on all SunLine routes, excluding Commuter Link 220.

For more information, call Norma Stevens at (760) 343-3456.


SunLine Transit Agency is a joint powers authority formed in 1977 to operate the Coachella Valley’s public transportation system. SunLine offers fixed route bus service and curb-to-curb paratransit for the mobility impaired. Its fixed route and paratransit vehicles travel more than 4 million miles per year, covering over 619 bus stops located throughout a 1,120 mile-service area, carrying approximately 4.82 million riders. SunLine Services Group regulates three taxi franchises who provide taxi services throughout the Valley. SunFuels alternative fueling station offers compressed natural gas and hydrogen for SunLine and the public 24 hours a day, seven days a week. To learn more, please visit