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Ride and Win Tickets to Disneyland!

RTA is giving away tickets and bus passes to the Happiest Place on Earth. All you have to do is ride the bus and tell us about your experience and you’ll automatically enter the drawing for free Disneyland passes and RTA bus passes. It’s so easy, kind of like riding Space Mountain without the lines! 

The top winner gets four Disneyland tickets and four 30-Day bus passes good on all bus routes including RTA’s CommuterLink Express Route 200 which provides direct service to the park. Another lucky winner gets two Disneyland tickets and two 30-Day bus passes. The winners will be announced December 17. The contest is open to anyone at least 18 years old, and there’s a limit of one entry per person. 

If your name is picked, you’re going to Disneyland! For free!

To enter, ride the bus and complete the form below. That’s it.

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Official Rules

No purchase necessary. You must be 18 to enter. One entry per person and no entrant may win more than one prize. Odds of winning depend on number of entries. Winner selected by random drawing. Employees and immediate family members of Riverside Transit Agency are not eligible. Winners will be notified by phone and email and must claim their prize within 48 hours of notification. Prizes must be picked up at Riverside Transit Agency, 1825 3rd St., Riverside, CA 92507 during normal business hours. Winner agrees to allow their name and likeness to be used by Riverside Transit Agency for promotional purposes. By entering, entrant agrees to sign up for iAlerts, RTA’s email news and publications. Last day to enter is December 16, 2018.

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RTA Hiring Event | September 15, 2018

Saturday, September 15, 2018 — Get an interview and job offer the same day!

We are hiring for these positions:

Coach Operator | $16.40 - $25.23/hour. Paid Training – No Experience Required – Great Benefits. Hiring for part-time with full-time spots typically available within 6 months.

Customer Information Clerk, Bilingual Spanish | $13/hour. Hemet Facility. Up to 19 hours per week.

Servicer | $18.95/hour

Maintenance Supervisor | $70,639 - $109,491/annually.

How to Apply

Walk-ins accepted until 1 p.m. Candidates are encouraged to apply online for a guaranteed appointment time to get through all steps of the process in the same day.

APPLY NOW FOR A GUARANTEED APPOINTMENT TIME

RTA will be holding on-site testing and qualified candidates may receive same-day interviews and job offers!

Event Location

1825 Third Street, Riverside 92507 | GET DIRECTIONS

What to Expect

All candidates should wear flat, non-slip shoes. Food will be available for purchase in the parking lot. Candidates who make it through the entire process to job offer may be here for approximately 3-4 hours.

Great Pay & Benefits

RTA offers an attractive benefits package. Coach operators and servicers are union members and receive the following benefits:

Full Time Employees - Union

  • RTA contracts with the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) to administer the retirement benefits. The current benefit factor formula for all new hires is 2 percent at age 62. Employees with previous CalPERS membership or membership with another employer who have established reciprocity with CalPERS may be eligible for the 2 percent at age 55 benefit factor formula.
  • Retiree medical insurance available at minimal cost after 10 years of RTA full-time service.
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance available to employees at minimal cost with a contribution toward dependent coverage.
  • Life insurance fully paid for employee.
  • Deferred compensation programs available.
  • Free transportation pass for employee and dependents.
  • Credit union membership available.
  • Direct deposit available.
  • Paid time off earned in first year: 2 weeks’ vacation, 8 floating holidays, 6 regular holidays and 7 sick leave days.
  • Employee Assistance Program available for employee and immediate family members.

Part Time Employees - Union

  • California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) - same as above.
  • Deferred compensation programs available.
  • Free transportation pass available for employee and dependents.
  • Credit union membership available.
  • Direct deposit available.
  • Paid time off earned each year: 6 floating holidays.
  • Employee Assistance Program available for employee and immediate family members.

Full Time Employees - Administration

  • RTA contracts with the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) to administer the retirement benefits. The current benefit factor formula for all new hires is 2 percent at age 62. Employees with previous CalPERS membership or membership with another employer who have established reciprocity with CalPERS may be eligible for the 2 percent at age 55 benefit factor formula.
  • Retiree medical insurance available at minimal cost after 10 years of RTA full-time service.
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance available to employees at minimal cost with a contribution toward dependent coverage.
  • Life and long-term disability insurance fully paid for employee.
  • Supplemental life insurance available at employee cost.
  • Deferred compensation programs available.
  • Free transportation pass for employee and dependents.
  • Credit union membership available.
  • Direct deposit available.
  • Paid time off earned in first year: 2 weeks’ vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 regular holidays and 12 sick leave days.
  • Employee Assistance Program available for employee and immediate family members.
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Sunday Service on Labor Day, September 3

On Labor Day, Monday, September 3, RTA buses will operate on a Sunday schedule. The Customer Information Center will be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and RTA’s Administrative Offices will be closed. To help you plan your next bus trip, please contact the Customer Information Center at (951) 565-5002. 

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Students Ride for Only 25¢ this Summer Break

QUARTER RIDES AVAILABLE JUNE 1 TO SEPTEMBER 3, 2018

Who says a quarter doesn’t buy much? 

For the third year in a row, the Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) is rolling out a special 25-cent fare for students who ride the bus between June 1 and September 3. That means anyone in grades 1-12 with a valid school ID can ride for a quarter to the movies, the beach, a friend’s house — anywhere RTA buses goes, anytime they operate.And if you have a seasonal job, we’ll take you there too.

Plus, with comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi service and USB ports, there’s never been a better time to ride the bus. Show up in style, not in Mom’s minivan.

Parents, rest assured that we’ll get your kids where they need to go safely. With trained drivers and a clean environment, customer safety is our number-one priority.

Planning your trip is easy. Click here to view maps and schedules or contact the Customer Information Center at (951) 565-5002. We’re open until 10 p.m. every day. 

Getting to and from the bus stop may require a short walk, skateboard or bike ride. And yes, students can take their bike, surfboard or boogie board on the bus. While a school ID is the preferred method of getting a 25-cent ride, bus drivers also accept RTA Youth ID cards, or California driver’s licenses or state IDs showing the rider is under 19 years old.

Below are just some of the cool things you can do this summer

Corona
Dos Lagos 205, 206
Pole Position Raceway 1, RapidLink Gold Line
Eastvale
Edwards Eastvale Gateway 14 3, 29
Hemet
AMF Hemet Lanes 27, 74, 79
Hemet Valley Mall 27, 31, 32, 33, 42, 74, 79, 212, 217
Regal Cinemas Hemet 12 27, 32, 33, 42, 74, 79
Jurupa Valley
Adams Motorsports Park 29
Cove Water Park 49
Jurupa 14 Cinema 29
Jurupa Mountain Discovery Center 49
Rubidoux Drive-In Theater Swap Meet 49
Lake Elsinore
Diamond Stadium 8, 40
Outlet Center 8, 22, 205, 206
Pins 'N Pockets Bowling Center 8
Menifee
Menifee Countryside Marketplace 61, 74
Menifee Town Center 61, 74
Moreno Valley
Hanger Trampoline Park 16
Moreno Valley Brunswick Bowl 19
Moreno Valley Mall/Harkins 16 11, 16, 18, 19, 2631, 208, 210
Regency Theatres 11161826
Round 1 Bowling 111618192631208210
Murrieta
Brunswick Bowl 23
Cal Oaks Plaza 23
Mulligan Family Fun Center 23, 202, 205, 206
Reading Cinemas Cal Oaks 17 23
Norco
Brunswick Bowl 3
Perris
Big League Dreams 1927
Drop Zone Waterpark 1927
Lake Perris Fairgrounds 19FF
Perris 10 Theatres 19, 27, 30
Orange Empire Railway Museum 30
Perris Valley Skydiving 3074
Riverside
Arlington Bowling Lanes 15
Bowlero Riverside Bowling Lanes 15
California Citrus State Historic Park 27
Canyon Crest Towne Center 16
Castle Park 115RapidLink Gold Line
Downtown Riverside 1, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 22, 29, 49, 50, 200204, 208, 210, 212, RapidLink Gold Line
Fairmount Park 29
Fox Performing Arts Center 1, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 22, 29, 49, 200204, 208, 210, 212, RapidLink Gold Line
Galleria at Tyler 11012131415, 21, 27, 200
Getaway Café and The Sub Station at UC Riverside 1, 16, 52204RapidLink Gold Line
Hangar 18 15
John’s Incredible Pizza Company 1626
Lorenzi Sports Complex 12
Mission Grove Theater 20, 2226
Mount Rubidoux Park 49
Regency Theaters University Village 1, 14, 16, 52, 204RapidLink Gold Line
Riverside Art Museum 11012131415222949, 200204208210212RapidLink Gold Line
Riverside Metropolitan Museum 11012131415222949, 200204208210212RapidLink Gold Line
Riverside Plaza/Regal 16 1, 10, 13, 14, 15, 20RapidLink Gold Line
Riverside Sports Center, UCR 1, 10, 1652, 204RapidLink Gold Line
Sky Zone 12
UCR Botanical Gardens 10, 16
University Village 1, 14, 16, 52, 204RapidLink Gold Line
San Jacinto
Regal Cinemas San Jacinto Metro 12 32
San Jacinto Library 32, 74
Valley-Wide Regional Park 31, 42, 212, 217
Temecula
Duck Pond 24
Old Town 24, 79
Promenade Mall 23, 24, 61, 79, 202, 205, 206208, 217
Temecula Bowling Lanes 79
Temescal Valley
Tom’s Farms 205, 206
Wildomar 
Marna O'Brien Park 8
Wildomar Library / Mission Trail Community Library 8
Oceanside
Oceanside Beach 202
Ontario
Ontario Mills Mall 204
Orange County
Anaheim Convention Center 200
Angel Stadium 200
Disneyland 200
Honda Center 200
Village at Orange 200205
San Bernardino  
San Bernardino Downtown Transit Center 200
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The Energized Route 19

MORENO VALLEY MALL TO PERRIS STATION TRANSIT CENTER

BUSES ARRIVE EVERY 15 MINUTES

Enjoy enhanced service in Perris and Moreno Valley aboard an energized Route 19. With arrivals every 15 minutes on weekdays, there’s never been a faster way around town or a better time to ride the bus. And buses start running as early as 3:15 a.m. and run as late as 11:30 p.m. Stops include Moreno Valley Mall, Moreno Valley College and the Perris Station Transit Center. Plus, look for enhanced connections with other RTA routes and Metrolink trains.

Every 15 minutes on weekdays 3:15 a.m. – 11 p.m. Every 30 minutes on weekends ​Sat: 6 a.m. – 10:15 p.m. Sun: 6:15 a.m. – 9 p.m.

For more information, call the Customer Information Center at (951) 565-5002. We’re open every day until 10 p.m.

Route 19 map

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CommuterLink Express Route 200

Ride CommuterLink Express Route 200, Riverside Transit Agency’s new route with express lane service to Disneyland, Angel Stadium, the Village at Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino.

Download CommuterLink Route 200 Map and Schedule

Route 200 Map 18 0503

 

Destinations
Catch a ride to work, school or the happiest place on earth with a price that will make you even happier.

Bikes Ride Free
Load your bike on easy-to-use racks! It’s easy, free and convenient.

Ride All You Want
Students in U-Pass/Go-Pass programs simply flash their college IDs for unlimited rides. City of Riverside employees also ride for free.

Free Wi-Fi & USB Chargers
From the comfort of your plush seat, read a book, watch a movie or get some work done with free Wi-Fi and USB chargers.

Route 216 riders
Routes 200 and 205 will be replacing Route 216 CommuterLink Express bus for faster service,and more destinations. To help you plan your faster, more efficient trip, please call us at (951) 565-5002. We’re open until 10 p.m. every day.  

Ride CommuterLink Route 200 to work and get $2 per day
If you live in western Riverside or San Bernardino County, you may be eligible to receive $2 per day in gift card incentives for riding Route 200 to work. Find out more about IE Commuter’s $2/Day Rideshare Incentive.

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Riverside Transit Agency

Riverside Offices
1825 Third Street
P.O. Box 59968
Riverside, CA 92517-1968
(951) 565-5000
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Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Closed Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays.

Customer Information Center
(951) 565-5002
Hours of Operation: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. weekdays, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. weekends.

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