RTA offers multiple types of discounted fares for riders who qualify. These fall into the following categories:

Discounted Fares
Half-Priced Half the regular fare for Seniors (65-79), Disabled, Medicare Card Holders, and Students (K-12). Student discount applies to RTA and Paso Express only and Student Discount does not apply on SCT routes.
Free Fare VIP Seniors who are 80+ years of age ride for free on all SLO County fixed routes.

Children 44″ and smaller ride free when traveling with a regular-fare adult. (Not available on South County Transit)

ADA eligible passengers: ADA passengers ride fixed route transit fare-free. Present your Certificate of Eligibility or your ADA Paratransit Service ID card. Care attendants and companions must pay full fare. Please be prepared to show your ID or other information to the driver if requested.

Basic Eligibility

Fill out this form if:

  1. You are 80 years of age or older (get a free VIP Pass)
Basic Eligibility Form