The Ministry of Tourism and Transport is pleased to remind members of the public that commencing on Monday (September 8) all public transportation will be free for students.

The Ministry also took this opportunity to remind parents and students of the riding free process on Monday.

Eligible students include all private, public and home school students under the age of 18.

On the morning of Monday September 8, all students who are in school uniforms will be able to ride the bus or ferry for free.

For those students who are not in uniform on Monday, they still will be able to travel free on public transport, providing they have the appropriate student or school identification.

Once at school, ALL students will receive their official Student Transportation Pass from their respective school's administration office.

And from Tuesday September 9 and beyond, all students should present that special pass when riding the bus or ferry.

For more information contact the Department of Public Transportation at 292-3851.