Petersburg to provide shuttle service for residents to vote

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Published: Oct. 30, 2020 at 8:35 AM EDT
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PETERSBURG, Va. (WWBT) - Petersburg Area Transit (PAT) announced the ‘Ride Out To Vote’ campaign with the goal of assisting Petersburg residents in accessing the polls on Election Day.

On Nov. 3, PAT will provide shuttle transportation for Petersburg residents from their homes, to the polls, beginning at 6:00 a.m.

In addition to the Shuttle, all fixed-route buses will stop at each City of Petersburg polling place.

The regular fixed routes will run from 5:45a-6:45p.

To assist residents who may experience long lines, PAT will remain on call until approximately 9:00 p.m. on November 3rd to help residents return home.

All PAT transportation will continue to be free of charge to patrons.

Due to COVID-19 capacity restrictions, these rides may be limited and will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis.

All passengers must wear a mask aboard PAT buses.

For a list of full bus schedules, please visit the Petersburg Area Transit page here.

For questions on accessing regular bus routes or to request a shuttle ride from their home to the polls, residents should call the PAT customer service hotline at 804-733-2540 or 804-732-2905.

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