Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21444 on 09/17/2012, Section 22-29 read as follows.

    (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

(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

    Per regular semester if purchased in groups of more than 1,000    $50.00 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 15 or from August 15 to December 31.Summer semester: The period from May 16 to August 14.

(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)

Editor's note - Ord. No. 21073, § 1, adopted September 19, 2011, which amended section 22-29 above, shall be in full force and effect from and after October 1, 2011.