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Customer Information Clerk Hiring Event — Saturday, April 27

YOU ARE INVITED TO A SPECIAL HIRING EVENT FOR CUSTOMER INFORMATION CLERKS

Bilingual in Spanish | Part-time Paid Training | Earn $14 hourly Up to 19 hours per week

RTA will hold on-site language assessments and testing. Qualified candidates may receive same-day interviews. If you would like a guaranteed time to be seen, please complete the online application.  If you are a walk-in, please arrive before noon.

EVENT LOCATION: RTA Hemet Facility | 700 Scaramella Circle, Hemet 92545GET DIRECTIONS


QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Bilingual in Spanish — speak, read, write
  • At least one year of recent customer service experience
  • Call center experience desirable

APPLY NOW FOR A GUARANTEED APPOINTMENT TIME

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CATCH A RIDE AND WIN MOVIE TICKETS

What’s better than free movie tickets? How about some free bus passes to take you there? Enter our contest on Facebook and Instagram for a chance to win a pair of movie tickets and two 1-Day bus passes. The winners will be picked every week from March 4 through April 26. Not into social media? You can also enter by completing the form below or joining RTA during live radio remotes in March and April (see below for dates and locations). With three ways to win, you can’t lose! 

  • Riverside Plaza near Regal Cinemas on March 9 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. with KOLA 99.9 FM
  • Cardenas Market in Moreno Valley (25065 Sunnymead Blvd.) on March 20 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. with Que Buena 96.1 FM
  • Cardenas Market in Perris on April 13 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. with Que Buena 96.1 FM
  • Riverside City College on April 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with KOLA 99.9 FM

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Official Rules

No purchase necessary. You must be 18 to enter. Winners will be selected every week and no entrant may win more than one prize. One entry per person. 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 or email and must claim their prize within 48 hours of notification. Prizes may be picked up at Riverside Transit Agency, 1825 3rd St., Riverside, CA 92507 during normal business hours or can be mailed by request. Winner agrees to allow their name and likeness to be used by Riverside Transit Agency for promotional purposes. By entering via website, entrant agrees to sign up for iAlerts, RTA’s email news and publications. Last day to enter is April 26, 2019.

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RTA Seeks Comments on Proposed New Fares

DOWNLOAD THE PROPOSED NEW BUS FARES BROCHURE 

Beginning March 4, the Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) will host the first of nine community meetings designed to gather feedback on a proposed fare change, the Agency’s first in more than 10 years. If approved by the RTA Board of Directors at their April 25 meeting, the first round of changes would go into effect July 2019 and a second round of changes in July 2021. 

The chart below details all proposed changes.

FARE TYPE CURRENT FARE PROPOSED JULY 2019 PROPOSED JULY 2021

LOCAL FIXED ROUTE

     
 CASH      
 General  $1.50  $1.75  $2
Senior/Disabled/ Medicare Card Holder  70¢  75¢  $1
Veteran  70¢  75¢  $1
Child (46" tall or under)  25¢  50¢  75¢
 DAY PASS      
 General  $4  $5  $6
Senior/Disabled/ Medicare Card Holder  $2  $2.50  $3
Veteran $2 $2.50 $3
 7-DAY PASS      
 General  $16  $20  $25
 30-DAY PASS      
 General  $50  $60  $65
Senior/Disabled/ Medicare Card Holder $23  $30  $35
Veteran $23  $30  $35
Youth (grades 1-12) $35  $45  $50

COMMUTERLINK

     
 CASH      
 General  $3  $3.50  $4
Senior/Disabled/ Medicare Card Holder  $2  $2.75  $3
Veteran  $2  $2.75  $3
Child (46" tall or under)  $2  $2.75  $3
 DAY PASS      
 General  $7  $10  $12
Senior/Disabled/ Medicare Card Holder  $5  $7  $8
Veteran $5 $7 $8
 30-DAY PASS      
 General  $75  $95  $110
Senior/Disabled/ Medicare Card Holder $50  $70  $85
Veteran $50  $70  $85

DIAL-A-RIDE AND DIAL-A-RIDE PLUS

     
 SENIOR/DISABLED      
 Cash  $3 - $9  $3.50 - $10.50  $4 - $12
10-Ticket Book $30  $35  $40
 CHILD (46" TALL OR UNDER)      
 Cash 50¢ 75¢  $1

 

A restructured fare system would allow RTA to keep up with rising operating costs while preserving expanded bus service for the residents of western Riverside County. The fare proposal follows a comprehensive fare study by Carter Executive Consulting Inc., which seeks to keep RTA fares affordable and similar to those of neighboring transit agencies. 

MARCH 4

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Arlington Library
9556 Magnolia Ave Riverside, CA 92503
RTA Routes 1, 10, 21

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Glen Avon Library
9244 Galena St
Jurupa Valley, CA 92509
RTA Route 21

MARCH 5

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Murrieta Library
8 Town Square Murrieta, CA 92562
RTA Route 23

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Corona Public Library
650 S Main St
Corona, CA 92882
RTA Routes 1, Gold Line

MARCH  6

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

RTA Conference Room
1825 Third Street
Riverside, CA 92507
RTA Routes 10, 13

MARCH 7

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Beaumont City Hall
550 E 6th St
Beaumont, CA 92223
Pass Transit Routes 2, 120, 125

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Moreno Valley City Council Chambers
14177 Frederick St
Moreno Valley, CA 92553
RTA Routes 11, 20

MARCH 8

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Perris Senior Center
100 N D St
Perris, CA 92570
RTA Routes 9, 19, 22, 27, 28, 30, 61, 74

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Hemet Simpson Center 305 E Devonshire Ave Hemet, CA 92543
RTA Routes 31, 32, 33

 

TELL US WHAT YOU THINK

In addition to the meetings, the public may also comment on the proposed fare changes by filling up the form below, calling the Customer Information Center at (951) 565-5002, or writing us at Riverside Transit Agency, 1825 Third Street, Riverside, CA 92507, Attention CFO. All comments must be received by Friday, March 8.

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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.

ie commuter

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BusWatch Signs Debuting at All Stops

More than 2,500 Riverside Transit Agency bus stops will get a new look this fall and winter. RTA expects to complete the installation of BusWatch information signs at all stops by the end of the year, giving each location its own four-digit number, which will come in handy for customers using BusWatch to get real-time bus arrival information. To use the service, customers simply download the BusWatch app, use RTA’s Track by Text feature, or go to RTAbus.com.

buswatch sign closeup

 

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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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