Veteran’s Day 2023

RiverCities Transit will operate regular transit and LIFT service on Friday, November 10, 2023. However, the Longview Transit Center lobby and customer service will be closed. Regular Saturday service will operate on November 11.
Thank you to all veterans for your service to our nation.

Learn about the future of RiverCities Transit service to Lexington

So, what is Route 411? RiverCities Transit staff will present information about Route 411 – service between Lexington and Longview – next Tuesday evening, November 7, at the Lexington Elementary PTO meeting starting at 6:00p.
If you live in Lexington or Beacon Hill and need a ride to/from the meeting, please call 360-442-5667 before 5:00p on Monday, and we’ll arrange a ride for you.

Request for Qualifications to Provide Legal Counsel Services

The Cowlitz Transit Authority solicits interest from attorneys and/or law firms located in Cowlitz County interested in contracting for routine legal services, advice, interpretations, and risk management.

Proposals: The below document contains the full RFQ:

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Information

The Cowlitz Transit Authority in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), commits to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability, in all of its programs and activities. This material can be made available in an alternate format by emailing Jim Seeks at [email protected] or by calling 360-442-5663. 

Title VI Statement

The Cowlitz Transit Authority, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.”

Extra Harvest Classic Run Service

To support remote parking on Saturday, October 7 for the 2023 Harvest Classic Walk/Run, RiverCities Transit will operate 3 extra trips on Route 32 at 7:00, 7:30, and 9:30AM in addition to regular hourly service starting at 8:00. Runners, volunteers and spectators parking in the 12th Ave & Florida area can board Route 32 at the Transit Center and disembark at 7th Ave and New York St, two blocks from LifeWorks.

Regular fares will be charged ($1 for adults, $0.50 seniors/persons with disabilities), but youth 18 & under can ride free with a Youth pass, state or school ID, or showing your middle/high school running gear, if competing.

Catch Route 32 at the same stop to return to the Transit Center. Your transfer ticket or pass will cover the fare.

Check Out Our Service Day!

Monday, October 2, 2023 will be fare free to allow you to check out our service! RiverCities has made service changes to Routes 45, 46, and 411.

Also we will have our new fleet on the road. FTA partially funded 42-19, 42-20, 42-21, and 42-22 will be out for you to catch a ride on.

October Service Changes

Effective October 2, 2023, RiverCities Transit is making changes to routes 45, 46, and 411 (Lexington Connector).

Route 45

Route 45 will have an additional trip, Monday – Friday at 4:30 pm departing the Transit Center.

Route 46

RiverCities Transit is adjusting the routing on Route 46. Once on 15th Avenue, Route 46 will continue south until Beech St., where it will turn left and continue to the 7th Ave Wal-Mart. The other change is after the bus leaves the Longview Transit Center. Rather than turn on Hudson the bus will continue to Broadway St. and then turn left on 7th Ave, right on Catlin St, then onto the Kelso Train Depot.

Route 411 – Lexington Connector

The changes to Route 411 – Lexington Connector include both additional service and a slight routing change. Route 411 will have an additional run at 1:15; filling one of the two gaps that are currently in the weekday schedule. Currently the bus travels north on 411 to Tim Wa mobile home park; the service change has the bus turning at Aaron Drive, left on Desert Inn, left on Ponderosa, then south on 411.

Oct 1, 2022, Zero Fare for Youth Policy

Effective October 1, 2022, the Youth Pass program is extended through June 30, 2024.

Youth aged eighteen (18) and under may get an annual Youth Pass at no cost by turning in a completed Youth Pass Consent form, they may also show other proper age-specific identification to ride RiverCities Transit or RiverCities LIFT.

Youth under the age of twelve (12) must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.