Prior to the adoption of Ord. 20076 on 10/06/2008, 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 . . . . $ 0.50

            Monthly pass . . . . 20.00

            Twenty-five (25) tickets, tokens or equivalent . . . . 10.00

    (2)    Handicapped, elderly, Medicare or Medicaid recipients ,  and 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 percent (185%) of the Federal poverty level

            Per ride . . . . $ 0.25

            Monthly pass . . . . 10.00

            Twenty-five (25) tickets, tokens or equivalent . . . . 5.00

    (3)    School pass for students age 5 or over in kindergarten or grades 1--12,

            Per week . . . . $ 2.50

            Per month . . . . 10.00

            Per regular semester . . . . 45.00

            Per summer semester . . . . 30.00

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

            Per week . . . . $ 2.50

            Per month . . . . 10.00

            Per regular semester . . . . 45.00

            Per summer semester . . . . 30.00
     (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 . . . . 1.00

    (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 or other ID.

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

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

    Junior: A child age five (5) through eleven (11) 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)