Rider Alerts

Effective Monday, July 27, 2020

As per the City of Pocatello Face Covering Policy, “Citizens are required to wear face coverings when entering any City of Pocatello building or facility or while riding in public transportation buses.”

Beginning Monday, July 27, 2020, passengers will be required to wear face coverings on all PRT buses and at all PRT facilities. PRT employees will also wear face coverings when interacting with the public. Passengers must provide their own face coverings.

City officials encourage all residents to take precautions to protect themselves from COVID-19. Additional information on ways to help prevent the spread of the disease can be found at siphidaho.org/coronavirus.php, coronavirus.idaho.gov, and cdc.gov. More information and resources can also be found at https://www.pocatello.us/773/COVID-19-Resources.


The safety of our riders, employees and community is our top priority during the Coronavirus COVID-19 situation. Learn about the measures and service changes being taken by PRT.

COVID-19/Coronavirus Updates


June 1–August 22, 2020
Youth ages 18 and younger can ride a PRT bus anywhere in the fixed route system at no cost over the summer months with the Summer Youth Pass thanks to a $1,000 donation from Gate City Rotary. Fixed routes are the routes that serve Pocatello and Chubbuck.

Passes can be obtained starting Monday, June 1, during business hours at:

Pocatello Regional Transit Center – 5815 South 5th Ave
Marshall Public Library – 113 South Garfield Ave
Ross Park Aquatic Complex – 2901 South 2nd Ave
Zoo Idaho – 2900 South 2nd Ave
Portneuf District Library – 5210 Stuart Ave (Chubbuck)

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, parents and caregivers are encouraged to contact their youth’s final destination to learn about health and safety restrictions and requirements prior to utilizing the service.

Riders are required to present the pass to PRT drivers to ride fare-free.