Ride the Bus and Win $500 with In2Transit

#In2TransitRiding the bus this summer was even more rewarding than usual for many people in the Comox Valley, due to the In2Transit promotion run by the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD). During July and August over 40 bus riders won prizes valued at $50 or more.  

Brian Charlton gets In2Transit
Brian Charlton
gets In2Transit

We would like to thank everyone who got In2Transit and to congratulate our August winners: Kim Watson, Corina Grossmann and Brian Charlton,” said Michael Zbarsky, Manager of Transit and Sustainability.

The promotion doesn’t stop just because summer has. It runs until November 15, 2015. To enter, ride the bus and either take a selfie and post it to a social media channel with the tag #In2Transit, or fill out an In2Transit ticket and drop it off with your bus driver.

Three monthly winners will be chosen for September and October out of the tickets and selfies submitted during those months and then three grand prize winners will be chosen from all the submissions throughout the promotion. Details on this promotion and where to get tickets can be found online at www.comoxvalleyrd.ca/in2transit.

The monthly prizes remaining include gift certificates to businesses on the 34 C2C Express bus route - The Broken Spoke, Mudsharks Coffee Bar, Zocalo Cafe, Gladstone Brewing Co, Tim Hortons, and Caffe Amantes. The grand prizes include $500, a 16GB iPod Mini from My Tech Guys and $50 gift certificates to local restaurants along other Comox Valley bus routes (The Kingfisher Oceanside Resort and Spa, Manvirros Indian Grill, Martine’s Bistro, Ichiban Sushi Restaurant and Locals Restaurant.)

“The business community has really got on board with In2Transit and we appreciate their support,” said Zbarsky. As the weather turns cool and rainy, consider the bus when going to work, school, shopping, or anywhere else your life may take you. Those commuting between Comox and Courtenay should consider the 34 C2C Express bus, and remember that the buses have bike racks. So if you bike to where you are going and it’s too wet to bike home you can load your bike on the bus and enjoy a chauffeured ride.

Courtenay councillor David Frisch makes transit part of his commute
Courtenay councillor David Frisch makes transit part of his commute

The Comox Valley Regional District is a federation of three electoral areas and three municipalities providing sustainable services for residents and visitors to the area. The members of the regional district work collaboratively on services for the benefit of the diverse urban and rural areas of the Comox Valley.

Media contact:
Michael Zbarsky
Manager of transit and sustainability
Comox Valley Regional District
Tel: 250-334-6037