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  • May 1 2013
  • Public Hearing on Amended Fare Policy

    PROPOSED FARE MODIFICATION TO YUMA COUNTY AREA TRANSIT

    Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (YCIPTA) will hold a public hearing regarding the modification of the YCAT fare structure on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 1:30 p.m. at Aldrich Hall, located at the Yuma County Department of Development Services, 2351 West 26th Street, Yuma. This location is accessible via YCAT Red 1, Green 4, Purple 6/6A, Yellow 95 and YCAT OnCall by making a reservation to 928-783-2235. 

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  • May 1 2013
  • Public Hearing Regarding Public Participation Plan

    Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (YCIPTA) will hold a public hearing regarding the adoption of a public participation plan on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 1:30 p.m. at Aldrich Hall, located at the Yuma County Department of Development Services, 2351 West 26th Street, Yuma. This location is accessible via YCAT Red 1, Green 4, Purple 6/6A, Yellow 95 and YCAT OnCall by making a reservation to 928-783-2235.  The goal of this plan is to achieve greater public input and to make interested members of the public aware of all opportunities for input in the public transportation planning process.

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  • Mar 28 2013
  • New YCATPass Outlets

    YCATPasses can now be purchased at the following locations:

    YCAT Bus Facility, 2715 East 14th Street, Yuma, AZ 85365, Paradise Casino Gift Shop, 450 Quechan Drive, Yuma, AZ 85364, Quechan Casino Resort Gift Shop, 525 Algodones Road, Winterhaven, CA 92283, Wellton Town Hall,  28634 Oakland Avenue, Wellton, AZ 85356 and Somerton City Hall, 110 N. State Avenue, Somerton, AZ 85350 or by mail.

    Passes that can be purchased at these vendors include 10-Ride and 31-Day YCATPasses as well as YCAT OnCall 10-RidePasses.

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  • Jan 7 2013
  • New YCAT Turquoise Route 10 to El Centro Begins

    the Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (YCIPTA) in partnership with Quechan Indian Tribe and Imperial County Transportation Commission (ICTC) will be implementing a new transit service to connecting downtown El Centro, Quechan Casino Resort, Winterhaven, CA, downtown Yuma, AZ and the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation ending at the Paradise Casino.   

    The once-weekly Imperial Valley Transit (IVT) Route 3 extension between Holtville, CA and Winterhaven, CA on Wednesdays will be discontinued on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 and replaced by YCAT Turquoise Route 10 on Monday, January 7, 2013.

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  • Dec 23 2012
  • YCAT Service Changes Effective Monday, January 14, 2013

    The Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (YCIPTA) is in need to make service changes to improve the overall reliability and performance of the routes. There will be reduction in route miles to several routes. In addition, three new services/routes are proposed for implementation. If you have any questions or want to provide comment on the upcoming service changes, please call (928) 783-2235 or email jandoh@ycipta.az.gov.

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  • Dec 13 2012
  • Ride YCAT's New Holiday GOAround Light Tour On December 21, 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. from Downtown Yuma!

    Join us for the new YCAT Holiday GOAround holiday light tour! This new service will operate on Friday, December 21, Saturday, December 22 and Sunday, December 23, 2012 departing the Downtown Yuma Transit Center at 7:30 p.m. returning one and half hour later.  Free parking is available at the parking lot across the street from the Transit Center located at 200 Gila Street (corner of 3rd Street and Gila Street) at the historic Hotel Del Sol building.

    Holiday music and hot beverages will be provided on board buses.  The best holiday lights will be visited in central Yuma. The fare for this service will be $2.00 one way for adults and $1.00 for students, seniors, persons with disabilities and Medicare card holders. Regular 1-Day, 10-Ride, and 31-Day Passes are accepted on the route.  

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  • Nov 7 2012
  • Join YCAT and Yuma Community Food Bank to Drive Away Hunger!

    Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (YCIPTA) and Yuma Community Food Bank will partner on holding the 1st ever Stuff the Bus food drive to drive away hunger in Yuma County.  Starting on Monday, November 12, 2012 through Saturday, December 15, 2012, any time someone brings a non-perishable food donation on board a Yuma County Area Transit (YCAT) bus, a free ride would be provided.

    The food collected in this year’s campaign will go toward feeding thousands of Yuma County residents this holiday season.YCIPTA and Yuma Community Food Bank are proud to serve our community through the annual Stuff the Bus food drive and to assist the food banks in feeding the area’s hungry during the holiday season.

    Suggested Donations:

    • Boxed stuffing
    • Boxed mashed potatoes
    • Packaged bread crumbs
    • Canned cranberry sauce
    • Canned Yams
    • Canned vegetables

    For more information on the Stuff the Bus campaign, visit www.ycat.az.gov or www.yumafoodbank.org.

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  • Oct 25 2012
  • YCIPTA Twitter Sign Up Contest!

    Follow us on Twitter for a chance to win a FREE 31-Day YCATPass. You can stay informed and WIN! The YCATPass is valued at $60! To be eligible, you have to follow us on Twitter AND comment on our contest post before Nov. 17, 2012. A winner will be selected at random and announced on Twitter. Good luck!  To sign up for Twitter, click here: http://twitter.com/YCAT_Yuma

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