Detours & Service Alerts 4

Route 11/Ephrata Detour – Friday, November 25th

Friday, November 25, 2022, the Route 11/Ephrata will detour beginning at 5:20 PM trip until approximately 8:00 PM for the Christmas Tree Lighting/Santa Arrival. This event will close Main St. from State to Lincoln beginning…

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Mayor’s Tree Lighting Event Detours – Friday, November 25th

Friday, November 25, 2022, the City will close the first block of N. Queen St, S. Queen St and W. King. Detour will begin from 9AM until the remainder of the day and evening. RT…

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Route 18/E-town Detour – Tuesday, October 25, 2022 (6 weeks)

Church Street is CLOSED between Main Street in Landisville and Bowman Road for utility work.  The Route 18/Elizabethtown bus route will detour. Outbound:  Regular route to Stoney Battery Road, bus will stay straight on Stoney Battery…

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Senior Citizens Free Ride Program

Senior Citizens Free Ride Program

Elderly couple walking to a Red Rose Transit bus stop

If you are age 65 or older, you can ride free through the Senior Free Ride Program, which is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Lottery.  Eligible seniors may ride the bus for FREE anytime, on any route.

A PA Department of Transportation Senior Citizen ID Card or Medicare card is valid identification.  PLEASE NOTE:   As of July 1, 2018, RRTA customers will no longer be able to show a Medicare Card when boarding a bus to receive the free ride through the Senior Free Transit Program.  The only acceptable ID will be the PA Senior Citizen Transit ID Cards (yellow and blue cards) issued by any PA Transit Authority.

To obtain a PA Senior Transit ID card a brief application must be filled out.

A copy of proof of age is required to receive the ID card. The following are the acceptable proof of age documents:

Valid Driver’s License
Birth Certificate
Armed Forces Discharge or Separation Papers
Passport or Naturalization Papers
PACE card
Statement of Age Verification (issued by Social Security Office)
Baptismal Certificate
PennDot non-drivers license
Veteran’s Universal Access Card
Resident Alien Card

Find My Ride Apply Now Available to sign-up for your PA Free Transit Senior ID Card!

Click here to get started.

About Find My Ride Apply

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania offers this online eligibility service for people to apply for programs that provide transportation assistance throughout the commonwealth. These programs mainly help seniors, persons with disabilities, and people needing assistance getting to medical appointments, but other groups of people may also be covered depending on where they live and their needs.The service works by asking applicants a series of questions about themselves and their needs and then sends the responses directly to the appropriate transportation provider. The transportation provider may then request additional information before approving the application for service. The application process does not cost anything, but you may be charged a per-trip fee or fare for the transportation services. The transportation provider will discuss any required fares with you when you schedule service with them.

www.apply.findmyride.penndot.pa.gov

Don’t want to use Find My Ride Apply?  Click on the application link below and email us the completed form with a scanned copy of proof of age. info@redrosetransit.com

Senior Citizen Free Transit ID Application

An application can also be mailed to you or you can fill one out at our RRTA Information Center at Queen Street Station or the RRTA Operations Center.  Once completed, please mail the application and copy of proof of age to RRTA, 45 Erick Road, Lancaster, PA 17601.