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  • More frequent service coming to Route 45!

    Route 45 now has 20-minute service on weekdays from 10 am – 5 pm! Starting Monday, June 11th, route 45 will have two buses operating between 10 am and 5 pm. This means a bus will come by your stop once every 20 minutes! Check out the new schedule here or under the Routes tab.

  • Student Summer Fun Pass

    Stop by the downtown Transit Center to buy our student-only Summer Fun Pass! Ride June, July, & August for just $14! Passes go on sale June 1. This pass is your ticket to freedom in Longview and Kelso!

  • Free Fares for Earth Day! April 28, 2018

    The Earth Day Celebration is a FREE, fun-filled event for people of all ages! Don’t miss this opportunity – rain or shine – to learn about preserving our environment. You can walk, bike, or hop on Route 32 to the Cowlitz County Expo Center. No pass, fare, or parking hassle necessary! Doors open at 10:00 […]

  • Route 31 Service Change: March 19, 2018

    We’ve been working hard recruiting and training drivers, and it’s paying off! RCT is happy to say that we’re able to put another Route 31 bus back in service. Starting Monday, March 19, Route 31 will again run every 30 minutes on weekdays from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Check out our updated route map for […]

  • Driver Appreciation Day: March 16, 2018

    Transit drivers don’t have an easy job; they just make it look that way! For hours on end, your driver manages to keep a schedule, check fares, give directions, remember requests, and more all while safely maneuvering an extra-large vehicle through unpredictable traffic, tough weather conditions, and some really tight spaces. Needless to say, the […]

  • President’s Day Holiday Hours: February 19, 2018

    RiverCities Transit Fixed Route (big buses) and RiverCities LIFT (paratransit) will operate as usual on Monday, February 19th. Our administrative staff has the day off, so the downtown Transit Center and City Shop will be closed. The Transit Center will open again on Tuesday, February 20th.

  • Free Fare Day January 25th!

    Ride RiverCities Transit for FREE all day on Thursday, January 25th! RCT is offering rides to the entire community as part of the Cowlitz County Project Homeless Connect event at the McClelland Arts Center at 951 Delaware St. in Longview. It’s within walking distance from our Downtown Transit Center or our Route 31 stop at […]

  • MLK, Jr. Holiday: January 15, 2018

    RiverCities Transit and RiverCities LIFT (paratransit) will operate as usual on Monday, January 15th. Our administrative staff has Monday off, so the downtown Transit Center and City Shop will be closed. The Transit Center will open again on Tuesday, January 16th.

  • Winter Weather Updates

    Winter is upon us again. In order for us to be as safe as possible, we may need to implement an occasional last-minute route change to avoid flooded, snowy, or icy areas. To receive up to the minute weather-related closure or re-routing information via e-mail, sign up now on RCT’s Flash Alert page. https://www.flashalert.net/id/RCT

  • Christmas & New Year’s: December 25, 2017 & January 1, 2018

    RiverCities Transit and RiverCities LIFT (paratransit) will not operate on Monday, December 25th for the Christmas Day Holiday, or Monday, January 1st for New Year’s. The administrative staff has both days off, so our downtown Transit Center and City Shop will also be closed.