War Veteran Transit Pass Program 

Canadian or Allied Veterans qualify for a FREE yearly transit bus pass. This program is to honour and acknowledge the personal sacrifice and commitment made by those who have served our community and nation.

Please note:

  • The new FREE Veterans Yearly pass applies to Brantford Transit only at this time. The pass is not valid for Brantford Lift use.
  • Memorial Cross recipients, please allow up to 2-months to receive verification from Veteran Affairs, of your receipt of the Memorial Cross.

Who is eligible?

The free yearly bus pass program is open to the following veterans:

  • Canadian and Allied Veterans who participated in active service during any war involving Canadian Soldiers and residing in the City of Brantford.
  • Canadian Memorial Cross (Silver Cross) recipients.

Brochures and application forms can also be picked up at the downtown Transit Terminal or at Brantford City Hall between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday.

How will I receive my pass?

Brantford Transit will notify you directly that your application has been verified and when you may pick up your pass at the Brantford Transit Terminal. Your free yearly transit pass is valid for unlimited Brantford Transit service.

What if I lose my pass?

If you lose your free transit pass, kindly contact Brantford Transit at 519-756-5011. We will verify and replace the lost pass for a $5.00 fee.

Program Conditions

The following conditions apply to the War Veterans Transit Pass Program:

  • Pass is non-transferable.
  • Pass will have photo I.D. and a Poppy.
  • Pass should be replaced if damaged. Please visit or contact our office.
  • Pass may be confiscated if used by an unauthorized individual.

Application Process

Completed application forms must be submitted with a photocopy of either a Certificate of Service and/or Discharge Papers, or verification obtained through the Medals, Honours & Awards Department of Veteran Affairs (1-877-522-2122), for Memorial Cross recipients.

Please allow up to 30 days for processing.

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