Stanislaus Regional Transit - Fares Information

StaRT  Fare Information
  FARE TYPES General Public Seniors (65+) / Disabled
(Valid ID Required)
  Fixed Routes $1.50
(Free Transfers)
(Free Transfers)
  Route 70 (Only) $2.75 $2.25 ----------
  20 - Ride Card * $27.00 $18.00 $25.50
  31 - Day Pass * $45.00 ---------- ----------
  (Reservation Required)
+ $1.50 Out of Area
+ $1.50 Out of Area
  (Bay Area Medical Appointments)
$10.00 (One-Way)
$3.00 (Attendant One-Way)
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  Prepaid Fast Fare Cards ** $5.00 / $10.00 ---------- ----------
  Shuttle Service **
  (Curb-to-Curb / Reservation Required)
+ $1.50 Out of Area
+ $1.50 Out of Area
  Ticket Bundle - 20 One-Way Rides * $27.00 $18.00 ----------
   Waterford / Modesto Runabout
  (Reservation required for Curb-to-Curb)
$1.50 (Fixed Stops)
$2.75 (Curb-to-Curb)
+ $1.50 Out of Area
$1.00 (Fixed Stops)
$2.25 (Curb-to-Curb)
+ $1.50 Out of Area
*Not valid on Route 70. Valid only on Fixed Route Buses and Waterford Runabout (Fixed Stops only)
** Fast fare Cards are like cash. They can be used on any StaRT Service.
Children age five (5) and under ride free when accompanied by a paying adult. Two (2) children age five (5) and under may ride free for each paid adult fare. Minimum age for a child without adult supervision is nine (9) years old. Children eight (8) and under must be accompanied by someone sixteen (16) years or older.
Free transfers are available to passengers who need to switch buses to complete their trips on fixed routes. Please request your transfer from the bus driver when boarding the bus and paying your fare. Passengers may only request one transfer per paid fare. Transfers are free to riders between StaRT (fixed route), MAX (Modesto Area Express), CAT (Ceres Area Transit), Ceres Dial-A-Ride and BLST (Bus Line Service of Turlock).
Transfers to eTrans (Escalon Transit) are .25 cents.

Transfers may not be used for the same bus route on which the transfer was issued. In addition, transfers may not be used to transfer onto Route 70 or between Routes 10 and 15. Passengers are not able to transfer onto the Shuttle or Dial-A-Ride services except for Ceres Dial-A-Ride. You may transfer onto the Runabout Service for fixed route stops only.

Transfers are valid for four (4) hours from time of issue. Transfers can only be used for the continuation or extension of a current trip in one direction and may not be used for a return trip.
 Discounts for Seniors & Persons with Disabilities
If you are sixty-five years (65) of age or older or have a disability, you are eligible for a StaRT discount card.

Request an application by calling 1 (800) 262-1516 or 1 (800) 688-1884. Leave your name and address and an application will be mailed to you. You  
  can also pickup an application at the address listed below. Or you can download an application by clicking here.

Return completed application by mail to StaRT, 1010 10th Street, Suite 4204 Modesto, CA 95354 or by fax to (209) 525-4332.

If eligible, a discount card will be mailed to you within twenty-one (21) days.

StaRT recognizes any valid ID as proof of eligibility including California Drivers License / ID, Medicare, Medicaid or other transit agencies Dial-A-Ride Discount Cards for seniors or persons with disabilities.
 Purchasing Information for Fare Cards
Purchase at these Locations:
Modesto Transportation Center, 1001 9th St., Modesto (StaRT accepts MasterCard & Visa at this location)
Stanislaus Regional Transit, 1010 Tenth St., 4th Floor # 4200, Modesto
Storer Transit Systems, 1216 Doker Dr., Modesto (StaRT accepts MasterCard & Visa at this location)
Newman City Hall, 1162 Main St., Newman
Oakdale City Hall, 280 N. 3rd Ave., Oakdale
Patterson City Hall, 1 Plaza Circle, Patterson
Riverbank City Hall South Building, 6707 3rd St., Riverbank
Turlock City Hall, 156 S. Broadway, Turlock (Does not accept checks)
Waterford City Hall, 312 E St., Waterford
Modesto Junior College, Business Office (East & West Campuses) - (Student 20 Ride Cards & 31 Day Passes)
California State University, Stanislaus, Student Union - (Student 20 Ride Cards & 31 Day Passes)
 Purchase by Mail or Phone
You can purchase Ticket Bundles, Fare Cards, 31-Day Passes & Medivan fare cards by mail or by phone at Storer Transit Systems only. Make checks payable to Storer Transit Systems and mail to: Storer Transit Systems, 1216 Doker Dr., Modesto, CA 95351, or phone in your Credit Card (MasterCard or Visa) information by calling: 1(800) 262-1516.
 How to Care for your Fare Cards
Please DO NOT:
Write On
Expose to the Sun
Get wet

Damaged Fare Cards will not be replaced and are non-refundable.

To see how to use the Fare box click here.

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