Bus rides to and from Water Follies

PRESS RELEASE: Ben Franklin Transit will provide shuttle service to and from the HAPO Columbia Cup races on Saturday & Sunday from Richland’s Knight Street Transit Center and the Huntington Transit Center in Kennewick. Shuttles will depart both transit centers at 9, 10 and 11 a.m. and drop passengers at a designated area in Columbia Park. Shuttles will depart from the Columbia Park bus zone fifteen minutes after the last race and return to those Transit Centers.

For those who ride the Shuttle into Columbia Park from the Huntington or Knight Street Transit Centers and wish to leave early, Ben Franklin Transit will offer hourly shuttle service from Columbia Park’s bus zone back to the Knight Street and Huntington Street Transit Centers between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday Fares:
The fares on Saturday & Sunday are: $1.50 each way or $4.00 each way for a family of up to five people. Seniors and Disabled individuals with a BFT I.D. card can ride the shuttle for $ .75 each way. BFT regular Tickets and Passes are not accepted for the shuttle on Saturday or Sunday with the exception of the Freedom pass.

Dial-A-Ride Service for Columbia Park will be available Friday, Saturday & Sunday for eligible patrons. Sunday service will run from 8 – 11 a.m. and costs $1.50 each way. Dial-A-Ride will leave the Columbia Park special needs area 15 minutes after the last race. DAR reservations must be made by 5:00 PM on Thursday for Friday and by noon on Friday for Saturday. Sunday rides must be reserved by noon on Friday. Call 735-0160 for reservations on Dial-A-Ride.