Fare Information


Passes

Passes may be purchased at our office at 928 S. 9th Street or at various locations throughout the city (see Where to Purchase Passes below)

  • Standard Discount Pass - 20 rides for $20.00
  • Disabled Pass* - 20 rides for $12.00
  • Senior Pass* - 20 rides for $12.00
  • Access Sangamon Pass - 10 rides for $25.00

* These fares require that the passenger present an SMTD-issued ID card or a Medicare card and photo ID to the driver. Read more about Reduced Fare & Free Ride programs.

Where to Purchase Passes

All passes are sold at the SMTD office at 928 S. 9th Street as well as various businesses throughout the city. 

Click the button below to view a map of bus pass sales locations. Green pins indicate locations that sell all types of SMTD passes with no restrictions. Red pins indicate locations that may only sell specific types of passes or only to students/employees.

Cash Fares

  • Age 5 and Over - $1.25
  • Age 4 and Under
    • 1 or 2 children with an adult - Free
    • More than 2 children with an adult - $0.60
  • Age 65 and Over* - $0.60
  • People with Disabilities* - $0.60

* These fares require that the passenger present an SMTD-issued ID card to the driver. Read more about Reduced Fare & Free Ride programs.

Transfers

When your destination cannot be reached by traveling one bus route, ask the driver for a transfer when you pay the fare. Transfers are free and are good for the next scheduled bus wherever bus routes meet.

Tokens

Tokens are only sold at the SMTD administration office at 928 S. 9th, and only to organizations. A roll of tokens contains 50 tokens and costs $50.00.

Fare Tips

Have exact change or passes ready when boarding. Drivers do not carry change.