By Robert Willis
Next week is the third annual I ♥ Transit Week. What’s I Love Transit Week? Well, between July 11-15, the Buzzer Blog and newsletter will be celebrating what people love about transit in Metro Vancouver. All week long, the blog will feature the stories, essays and photos of people’s love of all things transit. There will also be a free transit enthusiast meet up with fun and games on July 14 between 6 and 9 p.m. at the Bamboo Café across from the Joyce-Collingwood SkyTrain station.
The Buzzer would like to extend the love of transit to Vancityr Buzz readers with a contest with loads of great prizes. The I Love Transit travel gift package includes the following:
A three zone FareCard
A limited edition I Love Transit 2011 t-shirt with illustration by Vancouver wunderkind Chris von Szombathy
A TravelSmart water bottle
A TravelSmart map
A TravelSmart bike seat cover
A TravelSmart leg reflector
An inflatable neck pillow
A travel-sized chess game
A British Columbia magazine
A Godiva dark chocolate bar
* Your winning entry printed in the August Buzzer newsletter
To enter the contest, you need to leave a comment that tells everyone in 140 words or less why you love transit. Perhaps your morning commute on the bus is your Zen time. Maybe you sit in the front seat of the SkyTrain every morning. Or perhaps you met that certain special someone on the SeaBus. Whatever your comment, the editor of the Buzzer Blog, Robert, will be choosing the best entry based oneffort and storytelling.
Submit as many entries as you like. The contest closes July 17 at noon. The winner will be contacted by email, facebook or twitter.
Besideswinning the travel gift package, the winner’s entry will also be printed in the August edition of the Buzzer newsletter found on buses, SkyTrains and West Coast Express.
So telleveryone why you love transit. You’ll certainly love transit even more after you’ve won!