Section 22-29 Transportation fares.


    (a) The following fares shall be in effect on all fixed route buses operated by the division of transportation:

    (1)    Regular fares

    Per ride    $1.50

    30 day Full Fare (Tickets/Fast Passes)       $55.00

    25 Ride Full Fare (Tickets/Fast Passes)       $30.00

    (2)    Disabled , elderly, Medicare or Medicaid recipients, junior fares and persons with a women, infants and children (WIC) card, a current food stamp card, or individuals who can validate that they are persons with annual incomes equal to or below one hundred eighty-five (185) percent of the federal poverty level

    Per ride    $0.75

    30 Day Half Fare (Tickets/Fast Passes)    $25.00

    25 Ride Half Fare (Tickets/Fast Passes)    $15.00
    

    (3)   Students of any university, college or trade , public or private  school in the City of Columbia, Missouri, with the showing of a valid student identification card

    Per regular semester       $100.00

     After October 15 (fall semester) and March 15 (spring semester)    $50.00

(4)    Any agency, entity, organization or business may purchase discounted semester passes, on behalf of their customers, at the following discounted rates:

    Per regular semester if purchased in groups of 20 - 1,000    $62.50 per pass

After October 15 (fall semester) and March 15 (spring semester)
              if purchased in groups of 20 - 1,000    $31.25 per pass

    Per regular semester if purchased in groups of more than 1,000    $50.00 per pass

After October 15 (fall semester) and March 15 (spring semester)
    if purchased in groups of more than 1,000    $25.00 per pass

    (b) The following fares shall be in effect on all vehicles used to provide paratransit service operated by the division of transportation:

    (1)    Certified ADA eligible persons or companion, per ride    $ 2.00

    (2)    Registered personal care attendant accompanying a certified ADA eligible person    Free

    (c) For purposes of this section, the following definitions are established:

     ADA eligible: Any person exhibiting a valid ADA eligibility card and is certified as eligible for the specific paratransit service requested.

     Elderly: Any person age sixty-five (65) or over who exhibits a pass showing proof of age, Medicaid , Medicare or other ID.

     Fixed route buses: Any vehicle operated on the routes published in the schedules for the Columbia Area Transit System.

     Disabled : Any person certified as disabled by reason of illness, injury, age, congenital malfunction or other permanent or temporary incapacity or disability.

     Junior: A child age five (5) through seventeen (17) years inclusive.

     Medicare recipient: Any person, regardless of age, who is a medicare recipient and exhibits a valid medicare card.

    Regular semester: The period from January 1 to May 31 or from August 1 to December 31.

    Summer semester: The period from June 1 to July 31 .

(Ord. No. 11185, § 1, 9-2-86; Ord. No. 11377, § 1, 2-16-87; Ord. No. 13577, § 1, 1-19-93; Ord. No. 13747, § 1, 7-19-93; Ord. No. 13982, § 1, 3-7-94; Ord. No. 20076, § 1, 10-6-08; Ord. No. 20278, § 1, 5-18-09; Ord. No. 21073, § 1, 9-19-11; Ord. No. 21444, § 1, 9-17-12; Ord. No. 21489, § 1, 11-5-12)


(Ord. 21489, Amended, 11/05/2012, Prior Text; Ord. 21444, Amended, 09/17/2012, Prior Text; Ord. 21073, Amended, 09/19/2011, Prior Text; Ord. 20278, Amended, 05/18/2009, Prior Text; Ord. 20076, Amended, 10/06/2008, Prior Text; Ord. 20048, Amended, 09/15/2008, Prior Text)