High school students have access to unlimited rides on regional public transit, City pools & more
TUCSON, Ariz. – Sun Tran and City of Tucson’s Department of Transportation have launched the SummerGO Youth Pass pilot program, available for purchase now through June. The new Youth Pass provides high school-aged students with a valid student ID, unlimited rides on Sun Link, Sun Tran and select Sun Shuttle routes as well as unlimited use of City of Tucson pools from May 22 through August 5. Additionally, the SummerGO Youth Pass offers pass holders special summer discounts at Skate Country, Funtasticks Family Fun Park and Goodness Fresh Food and Juice Bar.
The pilot program launches in time for the summer vacation, providing an ideal transit option for teenagers and an alternative to the current 1-Day and 30-Day pass options.
The new SunGO Card with a SummerGO Youth Pass costs $45, a great value offering a discount of over 50 percent off. The pass can be purchased at the following select sales locations:
- Sun Tran Special Services Office – 35 W. Alameda St.
- Sun Tran Administrative Office – 3910 N. Sun Tran Blvd.
- Archer Neighborhood Center and Pool – 1665 S. La Cholla Blvd.
- Donna R. Liggins Northwest Neighborhood Center – 2160 N. 6th Ave.
- El Pueblo Activity Center – 101 W. Irvington Rd.
- El Rio Neighborhood Center – 1390 W. Speedway Blvd.
- Randolph Recreation Center – 200 S. Alvernon Way
- Santa Rosa Neighborhood Center – 1055 S. 10th Ave.
- Udall Pool and Recreation Center – 7200 E. Tanque Verde Rd.
- Clements Pool – 8155 E. Poinciana Dr.
- Edith Ball Adaptive Recreation Center 3455 E. Zoo Court
- El Pueblo Pool – 5100 S. Missiondale
- Freedom Pool – 5000 E. 29th St.
- Mansfield Pool – 2000 N. 4th Ave.
Additionally, select high schools throughout the community are selling the SummerGO Youth Pass to their student body. Students are asked to check with their high school’s front office to determine if they are a sales location. Promotional materials can be found on campus at select sales outlet high schools.
Pass sales will be tested and then evaluated to determine if the pilot program or similar program will be integrated into the public transportation fare structure on a long-term basis.