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Transit Access Program

The Transit Access program offers a 50% subsidy on Grande Prairie Transit SUPERPASS. This enables all qualified applicants to access the public transit for only 50% of the regular fare.

TAP fare 2018

 

To be eligible, applicants’ income must not exceed the Low-Income Cut-Off level determined by Statistics Canada +30%.

Applications to access the program can be completed year-round. Proof of address, household income and documentation for dependent children are all required for the application. 

For more information, contact 780-538-0380 or csd@cityofgp.com

Download an application form here.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the Transit Access Program? 
    The Transit Access Program offers a 50% subsidy on Grande Prairie Transit SUPERPASS. It is designed to ensure all residents have access to public transit without financial barriers.
  • Who is eligible to access the program?
    The program is available for individuals with an income at or below the Low-Income Cut-Off level as established by Statistics Canada, plus an additional 30%.

 income cut-off 2018

  • Where to Purchase?
    Facilities participating in the Transit Access Program include:
    1. Muskoseepi Park Ernie Radbourne Pavilion- 102 Street & 102 Avenue 
        May (long weekend) to September
                 Monday to Friday 8:30am to 9pm
                 Saturday to Sunday 9am to 8pm 
                 Statutory Holidays 12pm to 6pm
       October to May
                 Monday to Friday 8:30am to 9pm
                 Saturday to Sunday 12pm to 6pm
                 Statutory Holidays 12pm to 6pm
    2. Eastlink Centre- 10 Knowledge Way 
        Monday to Saturday 5:30am to 10pm 
        Sunday 8am to 10pm
        December 25 & 26 CLOSED
        All other holidays 12pm to 5pm
    3. Community Social Development- 10030 102 Avenue
         Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
         Statutory Holidays CLOSED
  • How do I apply?
    Call 780-538-0380 to book an application appointment.
    Walk-in location: Community Social Development-Monday to Friday 9am to 11:30am & 1:30pm-4pm
    You must bring:
    -A completed application form (download here or pick-up at participating facilities)
    -1 document showing proof of age for each applicant (birth certificate, driver’s license, Alberta Government Identification Card, passport, baptismal certificate OR Alberta Health Card)
    -1 document showing proof of address (current utility bill, current bank or credit card statement, government-issued letter, driver’s license OR Alberta Government Identification Card)
    -1 document showing proof of household income- this includes yourself, your partner, spouse and dependant children 18 years of age or older (Current Alberta Income Support Direct Deposit Statement, 2017 Notice of Assessment OR your 3 most recent paystubs)
  • What does it mean to register a SUPERPASS?
    With the new SUPERPASS you are now able to register it online and create an account with GP Transit.
    Registration can be done online at superpass.cityofgp.com or at participating City of Grande Prairie facilities:
    1. Muskoseepi Park Ernie Radbourne Pavilion
    2. Eastlink Centre
    3. Community Social Development
  • What are the benefits of registering my Superpass?
    -Tracking your balance anywhere, any time online
    -Your card can be cancelled in the event of loss
    -The remaining balance on the card can be transferred to a new card.
  • How do I reload a Superpass?
    In-person, visit any participating City of Grande Prairie facility (Eastlink Centre, the Community Social Development office, and Muskoseepi Park Pavilion). You will have to bring your SUPERPASS with you to complete the transaction. Your card will be updated immediately.
  • Does the program apply to me if I am currently receiving benefits from Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH)?
    No, AISH recipients qualify for a free monthly transit Superpass that can be picked up at the City Hall.

For more information:

 Superpass 

Superpass FAQ

 

Last updated: 11/21/2018 4:08:41 PM