Are you an everyday hero that chooses public transit?

We want to hear your transit story! Tell us in writing, or audio or video recording, and submit your story for a chance to win a Hero Reward! Check out all the wonderful rewards below!

When you use different ways to get around, you are rewarded with better health, more spare cash and a healthier environment. So reward yourself every day with a walk, ride a bike, skate, carpool and ride the bus.


AbeBooks Transit Hero Reward of an entire box of books including the following BC authors:

Adventures in Solitude by Grant Laurence – CBC Vancouver DJ

Story House by Timothy Taylor – Vancouver-based author

Before I Wake by Robert Wiersema – Victoria author

Half-Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan – Victoria author

Small Beneath the Sky by Lorna Crozier – Vancouver Island-based author

Growing Pains by Emily Carr

Trauma Farm by Brian Brett – Salt Spring Island author

Rebar Modern Food Cookbook – Victoria restaurant.

Thank you AbeBooks for supporting Transit Heroes!



Continuing Studies at Royal Roads University Digital Story package!

Continuing Studies at Royal Roads University has sponsored one seat in their course How to Tell Your Business Story on Social Media Platforms and to ensure you can capture your unique story, an Sony Bloggi will be included in the package! 

Thank you Continuing Studies at RRU for supporting Transit Heroes!


Are you a Hero on the go?

Win a GoPro camera for capturing your story on your bike or board! This camera goes the distance outdoors and will capture your story anywhere you want to go. Wearable and gear mountable, waterproof to 197’ (60m), capturing professional 170º wide angle 720p video and 127º semi-wide angle 1080p video plus 5 megapixle photos, you will be equipped for some seriously fun story capture! Submit a story and you could win an HD Hero Naked!

Win bus transportation for a whole day!

Tell your school’s story and you could win transportation for a class field trip before the end of this school year.

Use public transit as a family?

Enter your  family story to win a one-month transit pass!






Avid reader on your commute?

You could win a Kindle for submitting your story! Make a short video, record a story, or write one and you could have a chance to win a new Kindle reader!

  • Only e-reader with text-to-speech, audiobooks and mp3 support
  • Built in Wi-Fi – get books in 60 seconds
  • Borrow Kindle books from your public library
  • Exclusive EasyReach touch technology lets you read easily with one hand



Win an iPad, the ultimate story tool!

A lightweight, easy to use tablet computer that offers audio-visual media including books, periodicals, movies, music, games, apps and web content. It might be all you need to read, watch, share, and create stories! Submit a creative, compelling story in video, in writing, or by recording and your name will be entered into our Hero Reward contest!