Morgan Freeman's smooth voice will accompany commuters taking public transit this summer.
The award-winning American actor voices a number of public service announcements as part of a marketing campaign for Visa, one of the credit cards accepted on fare gates and buses as part of TransLink's new 'Tap to Pay' feature that went live on May 22.
What will Morgan Freeman tell us? (Aside from plugging Visa as a payment option for transit.) Watch the videos below to find out!
Don't forget your belongings on transit!
MMMMM... eat some Canadian butter tarts.
No smoking on the bus!
Keep the volume down on your headphones.
A cool fact about Stanley Park.
Exit through the rear doors.
Get your feet off the seats please.
How to correctly tap out when exiting transit.
Account coordinator for Kaiser-Lachance Communications Sabrina Lavi says the ads can be heard on six bus routes from June 4 to July 29 and will be playing on the PA at all SkyTrain stations every 30 minutes during the same time period.
Lavi says the specific bus routes will be revealed next week and buses will also be wrapped in the Visa logo.