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Fixed Route Cash Fares  

ISU students with a current ISUCard 
    Any ISU student who has paid fees for the current semester

 Free
Regular fare 
    All riders who are not current ISU students; Visiting scholars/scientists; 
    Spouses of ISU students
 $1.25
Reduced fare 
    K-12 students; Medicaid/Medicare cardholders; 65 or older; Persons with a disability
 $0.60
Children 5 years and younger
    Maximum of 3 children per paying passenger
 Free

 Coins and bills accepted. Drivers do not carry change.

 
Ticket Books  
Regular Fare ticket book (10 ride booklet for Fixed Routes only )

 $12.00

Reduced Fare ticket book (10 ride booklet for Fixed Routes only)

$6.00

HIRTA bucks (10 ride booklet for Dial-A-Ride & HIRTA services only )
 $10.00

Reduced Fare tickets may be used by K-12 students, persons with a disability, Medicaid/Medicare cardholders, and persons over 65 years of age

 

unlimited ride passes
Regular    
 *Reduced  
** ISU
Subsidized   

Monthly Pass (valid for a calendar month) On sale about the 20th of the previous month

The Reduced Fare Monthly pass
may be used by persons with a disability, Medicaid/Medicare cardholders, and persons over 65 years of age. The Reduced Fare Monthly pass is not available for K-12 students.

$40 $20
N/A
 Summer Pass (valid 5/1/17 to 8/31/17)
On sale about April 20
$100
$50
$70
 Fall Semester Pass (valid 8/7/17 to 12/31/17)
On sale about August 1
     
 Purchase on or before Sept. 17 $160  $80  $115

 After September 17

 $120  $50  $85
 School Year Pass (valid 8/7/17 to 6/1/18)
On sale about August 1
     

Purchase on or before September 15

 $320  $160  $230
 After September 15  $280  $140  $200
 After December 8  $160  $80  $115
 After February 16  $120  $60  $85
Winter Pass (valid 11/4/17 to 3/20/18)

On sale about October 20

     
Purchase on or before Dec. 8 $150  $75 $105
 After December 8   $100   $50   $70

*Reduced Pass Information:

  • Reduced Fare Summer, Fall, School Year, and Winter passes may be used by K-12 students, persons with a disability, Medicaid/Medicare cardholders, and persons over 65 years of age.
  • The Reduced Fare Monthly pass may be used by persons with a disability, Medicare/Medicaid cardholders, and persons over 65 years of age. The Reduced Fare Monthly pass is not available for K-12 students. The Reduced Fare Monthly pass may be purchased only at CyRide and City Hall.
  • Persons over 65 who do not have a Medicare/Medicaid card should contact CyRide for a Reduced Fare Certification Card to show the driver as proof to ride for half fare. Persons with disabilities should show their ADA identification card (card utilized to ride Dial-A-Ride) to the driver to ride for half fare on CyRide. Medicare/Medicaid cardholders can also show their Medicare/Medicaid cards to the driver as proof of eligibility for half fare with no other proof necessary.

** ISU Parking Systems subsidizes passes for staff and faculty members:

The subsidized passes are available at University Bookstore, or at the CyRide office, or through the mail. Any person who does not have a "Staff/Faculty" ID card must show a current ISU pay stub to be eligible for the subsidized pass.