Free Ride Fridays
Every Friday. All Day. Anywhere We Go. RTA is offering free rides on all local, CommuterLink and GoMicro buses every Friday through June 28, 2024.

Service Change on September 10

On September 10, RTA adjusted several routes and trips to ensure service efficiency, better connections, access to popular destinations and improved on-time performance. Some weekend trips with low ridership were removed and some service frequencies were decreased due to a nationwide shortage of coach operators.

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  • Monday September 25

    FREE RIDES | Clean Air Day October 4

    In honor of California Clean Air Day, Riverside Transit Agency is offering free rides Wednesday, October 4, 2023. Join us in supporting California Clean Air Day by leaving your vehicle at home and riding RTA. Free rides will be available…

  • Thursday September 07

    Your Free Pass is Available

    If you have the GoMobile app, the Fare Free Friday pass has been added to your wallet. Don't have GoMobile? Download the app today and your free pass will be there.  College students enrolled in the Go-Pass and U-Pass programs…

  • Wednesday September 06


    Free Ride Fridays begin this week through June 28, 2024 RIVERSIDE, CA — August 31, 2023 — Fridays are getting even better! Beginning this week, anyone can ride Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) buses for free on Fridays. By using the…

  • Thursday August 31

    Service Changes Effective September 10, 2023

    Affected Routes: 1, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 30, 41, 44, 49, 61, 74, 79. On September 10, RTA adjusted several routes and trips to ensure service efficiency, better connections, access…

  • Thursday August 24

    Free Ride Fridays!

    Every Friday. All Day. Anywhere we go. RTA is offering free rides on all local, CommuterLink and GoMicro buses every Friday through June 28, 2024. Whether it’s a trip to work, school, shopping, or Disneyland, let us take you to…

  • Monday August 21

    Learn How to Do Business with RTA

    Learn about the public procurement process and RTA’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program. The Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) is a proud supporter of minority and women-owned business enterprises. If you believe your business can offer quality goods or services to…

  • Tuesday May 30


    Bus rides will be just a quarter from June 1 through August 30 RIVERSIDE, CA — May 26, 2023 — Who says a quarter doesn’t buy much nowadays? This summer, anyone can ride the bus for just 25 cents. With…

  • Tuesday April 25

    Don't Be Left in the Dark - Spin To Be Seen

    When waiting at a bus stop, it is important to make yourself visible to the bus driver. During the day that is easy. Just stand up and wave to the driver. At night it can be difficult for the driver…

  • Tuesday December 20

    Microtransit Has Arrived in Hemet-San Jacinto

    Free rides through January 7 There’s a new way to get around Hemet and San Jacinto. And it’s called GoMicro. Riverside Transit Agency’s (RTA) new microtransit service, GoMicro, hit the streets this week in the Hemet-San Jacinto area on minibuses…

  • Thursday December 15

    Linda Molina to Lead RTA Board Of Directors in 2023

      Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) Board members have unanimously selected Calimesa City Councilmember Linda Molina to lead the RTA Board of Directors for 2023. As chair, Molina will be responsible for leading the Board in setting policy, guiding Agency priorities,…

  • Wednesday October 26

    GoMobile App is Here!

    Travel around Riverside County just got easier. What is GoMobile? GoMobile is the Riverside Transit Agency official transit app and your partner for riding the bus. GoMobile is an all-in-one mobile app where you can buy passes, pay your fare on…

  • Tuesday December 06

    GoMicro On-Demand is Here!

    GoMicro is RTA’s on-demand service that offers shared rides in the Hemet-San Jacinto microtransit zone. GoMicro provides an easy way to schedule and track trips in real-time. Book your trips in the app for an easy way to get around…

  • Monday August 15

    New Grant Fuels RTA’s Move to Zero-Emission Buses

    The Riverside Transit Agency’s (RTA) move to zero-emission buses just took a big step. That’s because the U.S. Department of Transportation today awarded RTA a $5.1 million grant to buy five 40-foot hydrogen fuel cell electric buses, propelling the Agency’s…

  • Saturday February 05

    Riverside Transit Agency Dedicates Bus Stop To Longtime Advocate

    Longtime transit advocate Keith White was remembered during a ceremony Friday in Eastvale when several Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) officials dedicated a memorial plaque and bus stop in his honor.   Nearly 20 people attended the ceremony at the bus…

  • Monday December 06


    WTS cites RTA’s mission of advancing women in the transit industry The Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) has long been a champion of recruiting, retaining and advancing women in the transit industry. Now the Agency has a regional award to prove…