City of Palmdale’s SAVES to Offer Rider Relief Coupons


PALMDALE – The City of Palmdale’s South Antelope Valley Emergency Services (SAVES) will be offering Rider Relief Transportation Program (RRTP) coupons good for use on Antelope Valley Transit Authority transportation beginning July 1 to the most economically vulnerable and transit dependent seniors, K-12 grade students, full-time college/vocational students, disabled persons, and full time college/vocational students in Palmdale.

“You can save up to $10 on your transit pass if your income qualifies you for Metro’s Rider Relief Transportation Program,” said SAVES Coordinator Patricia Morales. “If eligible, you’ll get fare subsidy coupons to use each month when buying your transit pass from participating providers and pass sales outlets.” The types of subsidy coupons in the RRTP program include:

· $10 subsidy coupon – Riders that purchase regular monthly or weekly passes, provided that their city or the county does not provide a subsidy