Fares to ride Modesto Area Express (MAX) and Modesto Area Dial-A-Ride (MADAR) have increased as of February 1, 2018 in an effort to meet a state law requirement that fares cover a minimum of 20% of transit operating costs. Modesto Area Express (MAX) and Modesto Area Dial-A-Ride (MADAR) have not raised prices since 2014.In an effort to increase the MAX system performance and efficiency, various route changes have accompanied the fare changes. Some routes have been altered and a few routes have been combined or eliminated. All route details can be found online.
Modesto Area Express (MAX) and the City of Modesto encourage you to ride the bus! The regular bus fare is just $4.00 for an entire day of unlimited rides. MAX is convenient, affordable and a great way to get around. Plan your trip on our website.