RiverCities Transit is excited to announce the launch of a three-year pilot program to give those aged 6 - 18 a free Annual Youth Bus Pass. The Cowlitz Transit Authority Board established this program in an effort to encourage youth to try transit by eliminating the fare. Making transit accessible to students may encourage their future ridership and use of alternative forms of transportation to destinations such as afterschool programs and activities.
Before receiving a free Annual Youth Bus Pass, the participant, along with their parent or guardian, must complete and return a Bus Pass Consent Form to the Longview Transit Center. The consent form is required annually and is available at the Transit Center or on the fixed route “Fares and Passes” page of the RiverCities Transit website www.rctransit.org. A bus pass or fare must be presented to the Operator prior to riding the bus. This program is only available on fixed-route; it is not available for RiverCities LIFT.