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Wednesday, 13 May 2009 10:53

Pinellas Suncoast Transit Offers Summer Bus Pass for Kids

Written by  Bob Lasher, Manager of Community Relations
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PSTA Haul PassKids Can Ride All Summer Long For Less Than $2.40 a Week!

Many parents simply don’t have the time or money to drive their kids around this summer and that’s where PSTA’s Summer Youth Haul Pass comes in. For only $35, kids ages 18 and younger get unlimited transportation on PSTA for the entire summer (excluding the 100X and 300X routes to Tampa). That’s less than $2.40 a week for unlimited transportation!

Who: Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA)

What: Unlimited transportation for kids with the Summer Youth Haul Pass When: May 15 through August 31, 2009

Where: Pinellas County

Why: To save families money and encourage transit use

How: Haul Passes are available online at PSTA.net or at any PSTA terminal or ticket outlet

Haul Passes are on sale now and can be purchased at PSTA terminals and ticket outlets throughout the county. For a list of outlets or to purchase Haul Passes online, simply go to www.PSTA.net. Kids will need a school or government-issued ID (showing age) to use the Haul Pass, or they can get a PSTA Youth ID with proof of age at a PSTA terminal. Haul Passes are valid on PSTA buses between May 15 and August 31. Technically savvy youngsters will love using our new Google Transit Trip Planner to find the route that will take them to the beach, the movies, or anywhere around town.

To learn more call the PSTA InfoLine at (727) 540-1900.

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