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Ride the bus to the polls for free on Election Day in Hillsborough

Just show a valid voter information card when you board a HART bus on Tuesday, Nov. 6.
TAMPA — If you’re waiting until Election Day to cast your ballot, you’ll have a free ride to the polls courtesy of the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority.

Show a valid voter information card when you board on Tuesday, Nov. 6, and ride a HART bus for free.

First, identify your voting status and polling site at the Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections website then visit the HART website to see which bus route will get you there from home.

Polls are open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

If you don’t want to wait until Tuesday, early voting is under way 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Sunday. The bus ride isn’t free to the 20 early voting locations across Hillsborough, but the standard fare is just $2 one way.

One of the decisions voters face on the general election ballot is a one penny on the dollar sales tax increase for transportation improvements, including more HART buses.