Smart Trips Events

We'd love to have you join us at our upcoming Smart Trips events.

Lynden Bus Trip

Why: Learn how to ride WTA buses with a fun group of people
When: Monday, August 12th from 12:10pm to 3:45pm
Where: Meet at Cordata Bus Station, 4170 Cordata Pkwy., Bellingham
Cost: Free (but food or fair admission is on you)
Good to know: It’s Free Fare Week! All week it’s free to ride WTA. It’s also the week of the NW Washington Fair in Lynden. See how easy it is to get there by bus. We’ll have approx. 2hrs, 10 mins in Lynden. Stroll down main street, visit Janzen Art Center (free), grab lunch, or go to the fair. Bus passes provided or use your Gold Card if you have one. Everyone welcome.
RSVP or ask for more info: 360-756-TRIP (8747) or info@WhatcomSmartTrips.org

Lake Padden Picnic Bus Trip

Why: Learn how to ride WTA buses with a fun group of people
When: Wednesday, Aug 14th from 12:05pm to 2:40pm
Where: Meet at Lincoln St. at Lakeway Dr. Bus stop adjacent to Fred Meyer parking lot
Cost: free (but picnic lunch is on you)
Good to know: Need to be able to walk a few blocks at a quick pace. We will be outside the whole time, please dress accordingly. Bring a picnic lunch and water bottle. We’ll have approx. 2 hours at the lake. Bus passes provided or use your Gold Card if you have one. Everyone welcome.
RSVP or ask for more info: 360-756-TRIP (8747) or info@WhatcomSmartTrips.org

Lummi Island Tide Pooling Bus Trip

Why: Learn how to ride WTA buses with a fun group of people
When: Friday, Aug 16th from 10:45am to 2pm
Where: Meet at the Downtown Bellingham Bus Station, Gate 10
Cost: free (but picnic lunch is on you)
Good to know: Need to be able to walk a few blocks at a quick pace. We will be outside the whole time, please dress accordingly. Bring a snack or lunch and water bottle. We’ll have approx. 1 hour on the island. Bus and ferry passes will be provided.
RSVP or ask for more info:360-756-TRIP (8747) or info@WhatcomSmartTrips.org; space is limited

Stimpson Nature Reserve Bus Trip

Why: Learn how to ride WTA buses with a fun group of people
When: Sunday, August 18th from 1:30pm to 4:35pm
Where: Meet at the Downtown Bellingham Bus Station, Gate 2
Cost: Free
Good to know: Need to be able to walk 1 mile at a good pace. We will have 2 hours on the trail. Wear walking shoes and clothing appropriate for the weather. Bring water and a snack if needed. Bus passes provided or use your Gold Card if you have one.
RSVP or ask for more info: 360-756-TRIP (8747) or info@WhatcomSmartTrips.org

Scavenger Hunt Bus Trip

Why: Learn how to ride WTA buses with a fun group of people
When: Monday, Aug 19th from 2:00pm to 3:15pm
Where: Meet at the Downtown Bellingham Bus Station, Gate 8
Cost: free
Good to know: This is a great trip for getting a view of both the Gold and Green Go Lines, two of the most used bus routes. We’ll have a list of fun “scavenger hunt” clues to help you identify popular spots along the routes. Bus passes provided or use your Gold Card if you have one. Everyone welcome.
RSVP or ask for more info: 360-756-TRIP (8747) or info@WhatcomSmartTrips.org

Lummi Island Picnic Bus Trip

Why: Learn how to ride WTA buses with a fun group of people
When: Wednesday, Aug 28th from 10:45am to 2pm
Where: Meet at the Downtown Bellingham Bus Station, Gate 10
Cost:free (but picnic lunch is on you)
Good to know: Need to be able to walk a few blocks at a quick pace. We will be outside the whole time, please dress accordingly. Bring a picnic and water bottle. We’ll have approx. 1 hour on the island. Bus and ferry passes will be provided.
RSVP or ask for more info: 360-756-TRIP (8747) or info@WhatcomSmartTrips.org; space is limited

Bellingham Airport Tour Bus Trip

Why: Learn how to ride WTA buses with a fun group of people
When: Friday, Aug 30th from 9:30am to 12:15pm
Where: Meet at the Downtown Bellingham Bus Station, Gate 7
Cost: free
Good to know: WTA has a new stop at the Bellingham International Airport terminal. We’ll travel to the new bus stop and get off for a tour of the airport. We’ll learn about the history of the airport and get a behind-the-scenes look at airport operations. Bus passes provided or use your Gold Card if you have one. Everyone welcome.
RSVP or ask for more info: 360-756-TRIP (8747) or info@WhatcomSmartTrips.org

Barkley Village Farmers Market Bus Trip

Why: Learn how to ride WTA buses with a fun group of people
When: Wednesday, September 11th from 2:00pm to 3:45pm
Where: Meet at Downtown Bellingham Bus Station, Gate 8
Cost: Free
Good to know: We’ll take the bus to the Barkley Village, the location for the Wednesday Farmers Market. See firsthand how easy it is to use the bus. We’ll answer questions and help plan future trips. Bus passes provided or use your Gold Card if you have one. Everyone welcome.
RSVP or ask for more info: 360-756-TRIP (8747) or info@WhatcomSmartTrips.org

Confident City Cycling Class #4

Why: Boost your confidence cycling on city streets
When: Sunday, Sept 15 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Where: PeaceHealth St Joseph Medical Center in the hospital cafeteria conference room
Cost: $25 ($10 off bike shop coupons are available)
Good to know: must register in advance; includes classroom instruction and bike ride; bring your bike
RSVP or ask for more info: 360-756-TRIP (8747) or info@WhatcomSmartTrips.org