July 4, 2017
Lower income adults and youth across Edmonton will benefit from a new initiative aimed at providing more affordable transportation. Beginning July 4, up to 40,000 eligible Edmontonians can begin applying for a monthly ETS transit pass at a subsidized rate of $35/month.
“We look forward to seeing more Edmontonians in need better connected to opportunities and essential services through the Ride Transit program,” said Eddie Robar, Edmonton Transit Service Branch Manager. “By introducing an affordable transit pass program, the City is supporting EndPovertyEdmonton goals and building a better, more inclusive community.
The Ride Transit program is for Edmontonians ages 6-64, with incomes below federal thresholds: