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Virginia's 2018 Try Transit Week September 17 - 21.

Congratulations to the 2017 Grand Prize Winner Jenny Cox from Verona!



Jenny won a free year of BRITE transit services and a pair of round-trip tickets on Amtrak’s Northeast Regional.

Virginians are trying transit and loving it! You can try it this year during Virginia’s Try Transit Week, September 17-21. Join the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) and transportation partners from across the Commonwealth by discovering new transit options.

Using transit is an easy way to get where you need to go. Instead of sitting in traffic, transit keeps you moving. Get a break from gas prices and paying for parking and tolls. You’ll save money and time!

2017 Local Prize Winners

  • Alexandria Transit Company (DASH) – Gabriel Morey of Alexandria won a DASH pass valid for unlimited rides throughout February 2018.
  • Blacksburg Transit – Jessica Bennett of Blacksburg won a BT monthly bus pass.
  • Fairfax County – Sue Leonard of Reston and Stephen Dailey of Springfield both won a $50 SmarTrip card.
  • Four County Transit – Linda Hayes of Tazewell won a 30-day RIDE pass.
  • Hampton Roads Transit – Kelsey Culbertson and Barbara Nelson from the Northside and Shanea Rollins and Nina Earl from the Peninsula all won a 30-day Hampton Roads Transit pass.
  • Petersburg Area Transit – Larry Cameron of Petersburg won a 30-day bus pass.
  • Loudoun County Transit – Matthew Gallelli of Purcellville and Ristelle Garcia of Ashburn both won $50 SmarTrip cards. Kenneth Stevenson of Leesburg and Thomas Kale of Potomac Falls both won $20 punch passes for local bus service.
  • PRTC OmniRide – Chad Brinkman of Bristow won a $50 SmarTrip card. Arnold Smits and Eileen Mejia both of Woodbridge won $25 SmarTrip cards.
  • Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC) – Donna Hicks of Richmond won a 7-day unlimted GRTC pass.
  • Williamsburg Area Transit Authority (WATA) – Eric Steinmetz of Williamsburg won a 30-day goWATA pass.

  • Congratulations to the Try Transit Week Local Winners!

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