Metro Los Angeles will offer free rides this Tuesday to encourage residents to vote in primary elections


Angelenos will be able to travel free this Tuesday on Metro to cast their vote.

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To encourage residents to vote in primary elections, Metro Los Angeles will offer free bus and train rides this Tuesday.

Free rides will be available from midnight to 11:59 p.m. Tuesday.

The program of Metro Bike Share bikes will also offer free 30-minute rides on Tuesday with promo code 060722. Transfers have a cost of $1.75 dollars for each additional half hour.

In 2019, the Metro Board of Directors voted to permanently offer free rides on federal and state election days.

People can download the Transit app for information on how to ride Metro to vote centers or vote-by-mail drop boxes.

voters they can drop off their ballots at the drop boxes set up at Union Station, as well as at the El Monte Bus Stationthe Harbor Freeway Station C and J Lines, the Harbor Gateway Transit Center, the Hollywood/Western Station B Line, the North Hollywood Station B Line, the Norwalk Station C Line, and the B and Wilshire/Vermont Station D.

In-person voting for the primary election began last week throughout Los Angeles County, with more vote centers opening through the weekend before Tuesday’s Election Day.

The people that registered to vote before May 23 and received vote-by-mail ballots, they can automatically return their ballots by mail by Tuesdaydrop them off at a Los Angeles County vote center or an official vote-by-mail drop box, which can be found at this link.

People who did not meet the registration deadline, can still register at any Los Angeles County vote center through Tuesday.

Once registered, voters will receive a Conditional Voter Registration ballot to vote. The ballot will be counted once verified.

To learn more about the Conditional Voter Registration process, you can consult this link.

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