RTA Announces Upcoming Changes for Seniors Ride Free Program
March 7, 2011
Seniors who are currently enrolled in the Seniors Ride Free program can continue to ride fixedroutes without interruption. However, there are changes that will take place because of the new
The following changes will occur with the Seniors Ride Free Program:
The Seniors Ride Free program changed in February after Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation amending the RTA Act to allow only low-income seniors to continue riding free on fixed-route services. All other seniors would be required to pay a reduced fare. The RTA will continue to broadly communicate and publicize the program’s status.
There are no changes occurring for the People with Disabilities Ride Free program.
For more information about the recently changed Seniors Ride Free program, visit www.RTAchicago.com.