Fares

Please have exact fare ready (in coins no larger than a quarter). Bus Operator Has No Change!

Passenger Fare
Basic Adult $1.00
Youth
(ages 5 through 18, and those with approved high school card)
$0.80
Child
(under 5, when accompanied by a fare-paying passenger)
Free
Disabled Passenger
(with a Medicare Card or DPTS Disability Card)
$0.50
Disabled Passenger
(with state Circuit Breaker certification)
Free
Senior Citizen
(65+ years of age with a DPTS Senior Citizen Card or photo ID card)
$0.50
Senior Citizen
(with state Circuit Breaker certification)
Free
Transfer Free

Free bus transfers are issued for connections with other DPTS routes. Transfers are issued only when a fare is paid and are valid only at the Transit Center and at other points where bus routes intersect. Transfers are issued to allow a passenger to make a complete one-way trip and are not intended to allow a passenger to make a return trip to the point of origin. Transfers must be used on the first connecting bus.

A 20 ride Punch Card and a Monthly Pass are also available. The Punch Card has no expiration date, while the Monthly Pass is good only in the month of issue.

 Passenger Punch Cards Passes
Adults $18.40 $36.80
Youth (5 through 18) $14.70 $29.45
Disabled Passengers $ 9.20 $18.40
Senior Citizens $ 9.20 $18.40

Punch Cards and Monthly Passes may be purchased at the Senator Severns Transit Center (353 E. William St.) or the DPTS Administration Office (555 E. Wood St.) or by mail. If you are ordering by mail, please send a check or money order made payable to Decatur Public Transit System to:

Punch Card or Monthly Pass
Decatur Public Transit System
555 E. Wood Street
Decatur, IL 62523

Remember to include your name and address.

There is no DPTS service on Sundays or Holidays.

NOTICE OF RIGHTS UNDER TITLE VI

Attached is a notice that certifies that the Transit System complies with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The notice explains how to obtain additional information and how to file a complaint concerning a violation of Title VI. Read the notice of rights.