Special Youth Transit Pass Program On-site Registration to be Held Saturday
May 16, 2011 · Published By Editor
Special on-site registration for the Tempe Youth Free Transit Pass program will be held at the Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Road May 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The new passes are valid July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.
The Tempe Youth Free Transit Pass program allows youth ages six to 18 who live in Tempe to ride all Valley Metro bus routes and the METRO light rail free. A parent or guardian must accompany the youth and bring the youth’s birth certificate along with proof of Tempe residency when registering for the program. Free passes are also available at the Tempe Transit Store, 200 E. Fifth St., from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Tempe and Valley Metro offer bus service seven days a week. Most Tempe buses run Monday through Saturday until 1 a.m. and Sunday until 10 p.m., with rush hour service every 15 minutes Monday through Friday from 6 to 9 a.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. METRO runs seven days a week every 12 minutes from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (and every 20 minutes during all other times) from 5 a.m. to midnight (2 a.m. on weekends).
For a list of program requirement including an registration form, contact the Tempe Transit Store at 480-858-2350 or visit www.tempe.gov/tim. For transit routes and schedules call 602-253-5000 or visit http://www.valleymetro.org/.
Source: City of tempe