Augusta Public Transit is one of the departments of the city of Augusta. The department is located in Augusta, Ga., and is responsible for the operation and maintenance of public transportation systems, such as buses and shuttle services. The department also issues weekly and monthly passes for the general public and offers discounts on bus fares for senior citizens, students and handicapped people. It additionally operates the Richmond County Transit System, which serves the residents of Hephzibah, Ga., and Blythe, Calif. The Richmond County Transit System consists of passengers vans, buses and special vans for persons with physical and mental disabilities. Additionally, Augusta Public Transit provides online information on various transit rules for drivers and the general public, such as maintenance of hygiene, payment of fares and fastening of seat belts. The department also attends to complaints against violations of the transit rules and regulations.