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Ride on the WTA free Thursday and Friday

Whatcom Transportation Authority (WTA) bus eastbound on Main Street in Ferndale (March 8, 2017). Photo: Whatcom News

Whatcom Transportation Authority (WTA) will be providing free rides to all riders on all buses (except those serving Route 80X to Mount Vernon) on Thursday, July 18th, and Friday, July 19th.

Free fare days are being offered to support Bellingham/Whatcom Project Homeless Connect (PHC). PHC is a community event that provides homeless people from throughout Whatcom County with access to the following for free.

General Services

  • Social Security Benefits​
  • DSHS Benefits
  • Health Care Access​
  • Washington State License Renewals​
  • Help to Obtain Washington State ID​
  • Legal Assistance​
  • Housing​
  • Veterans Services​
  • Education​
  • Employment​
  • Pet Care​
  • Transportation: WTA​
  • Haircuts
  • Personal Photographs
  • Clothing and Giveaways
  • Bellingham Public Library
  • Whatcom Literacy Council
  • Shower Truck (Unsheltered and Emergency Sheltered only)

Medical Services 

  • Foot Care ​
  • Vision​
  • Hearing Health​
  • Dental Services​
  • Counseling/Behavioral Health Services ​
  • Immunizations and Hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS Testing​
  • Reproductive Health ​
  • Healing Clinic​
  • General Medical​
  • Chiropractic​
  • Healthcare for the Homeless 
  • Maternity Support ​
  • Hospice Services​
  • Medicaid Transportation​
  • Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Services

Food and child care will be provided at the event which is scheduled for Friday, July 19th from 9am to 4pm at Bellingham High School.

For route and schedule information, call (360) 676-7433 or visit

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