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Go to the polls: Hampton Roads Transit, Lime scooters offering free rides on Election Day 2021

The free fares apply to all of HRT's bus, light rail, ferry and paratransit services.

NORFOLK, Va. — Author's note: the video above is on file from Oct. 25, 2021.

If you need a ride to go vote in the upcoming Virginia elections, you can use Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) free of fares on Election Day, or take a Lime e-bike or e-scooter.

For HRT, dropped fares start at the beginning of the transit day on Nov. 2 until the end. It applies to all of HRT's bus, light rail, ferry and paratransit services across Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Newport News, Hampton, Portsmouth and Chesapeake.

Lime is letting people in Norfolk and Hampton use their vehicles for two 30-minute trips, if you use the codes NORFOLKRIDETOPOLLS2021 and HAMPTONRIDETOPOLLS2021, respectively.

Polling places will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day. Anyone in line at 7 p.m. will be allowed to vote.

To find the nearest route, visit HRT's website. To find your local polling place, visit the Virginia Department of Election's website.

Use 13News Now's voting guide to see important dates, who's on the ballot and how to vote in Virginia.

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