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CASH FARES - FOR ALL ROUTES
(Does not apply to MAX service to BART or service to the ACE Train)
  • Regular................................................................................................................................ $1.25
    Student (preschool through fulltime college students*).................................................. $1.00
    Seniors (age 65 and older) and Disabled**.................................................................... 60¢
    Medicare Card Holders**.................................................................................................. 60¢
    Student field trips (per student or accompanying adult) *** (pre-paid).......................... 45¢
    Children (age 4 and under only when accompanied by a parent or legal guardian)... Free
  • Please have EXACT change ready to deposit in the fare box, before boarding the bus.  Remember, the driver does not have change.

  • * High school students and above must show valid ID. A valid ID is a school-issued photo ID card that includes current dates of enrollment or a CSU Stanislaus student ID card.

    **Driver may ask for proof of eligibility. A MAX discount card, Medicare Card or a Dial-A-Ride card is acceptable proof of eligibility for the Senior/ Disabled fare. ADA ID from other transit systems is acceptable.

    ***Available to Preschool, Elementary and Junior High School class field trips on a regularly scheduled bus. Trips must be prearranged and prepaid. Call  (209) 521-1274 for details.

    All-Day Bus Pass................................................................................................................ $2.75

    (All-day bus passes are good for unlimited riding by one person on the day they are purchased.)

    All-Day Passes are sold only on the bus.


PASSES AND TICKETS:
  • Regular Monthly Bus Pass............................................................................................... $41.00
    Student Monthly Bus Pass*............................................................................................. $31.00
    Seniors and Disabled Monthly Bus Pass*..................................................................... $20.00
    Medicare Card Holder..................................................................................................... $20.00


    (Monthly passes are good for unlimited riding by one person during the month for which the pass is issued.)

    Monthly passes are discounted the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th week of each month. Monthly passes are not sold on MAX buses. They are available by mail or at MAX Pass Outlets. See "Purchase by Mail" section below.

    PASSES CAN BE PURCHASED AT THESE PASS OUTLET LOCATIONS:

    • Carranza Pharmacy, 1739 #A Crows Landing Rd.
    • Paradise Drugs, 400 Paradise Rd. (corner of Paradise and Sutter)
    • Scotty's Doughnuts, 1420 Yosemite Blvd. (Yosemite Blvd. across from La Loma 7am - 7pm only) 
    • Bear Postal & Business Center,2625 'F' Coffee Rd.(Corner of Coffee & Floyd)
    • MAX Office, 1001 9th St. (Downtown Transportation Center)
    • Buddy's Mail Room, 2900 Standiford Ave. #16B

BOOKS OF TICKETS ( 50 TICKETS TO A BOOK )
  • Regular Ride Tickets........................................................................................................ $55.00
    Student Ride Tickets*...................................................................................................... $47.00
    Senior/Disabled Ride Tickets*....................................................................................... $27.00
    Medicare Card Holder Tickets*...................................................................................... $27.00


    (All ride tickets do not expire)

    * High school students and older, plus seniors and disabled persons must show a valid I.D. when purchasing or using passes or tickets.

    Ticket books are available only at the City's Finance Department, 1010 10th St., Suite 2100, 2nd Floor (corner 10th & J), Modesto, MAX Office, 1001 9th St. (Downtown Transit Center), or by mail.

    Attendant rides free only on a MAX fixed route and when disabled passenger is in possession of a MAX discount card stamped with an "A".  Attendant must provide assistance to board or exit the bus and/or understand instructions and directions.  Attendants must get on and off at the same location as the disabled person being attended.


PURCHASE BY MAIL
  • You may purchase any MAX monthly pass or ticket book by mail.

    Make a check or money order payable to City of Modesto, and mail to:

    Modesto Area Express
    P.O. Box 642
    Modesto, CA. 95353

    Tell us what you want and provide us with your name and mailing address - we'll handle it from there.

    The first time you purchase a Student or Senior/Disabled pass or ticket book by mail you must send a photocopy of acceptable proof of eligibility. Remember, discount pass and ticket users (High School Student and above, and Senior/Disabled) must also show proof of eligibility to driver. Mail orders may not exceed $160 in value.

 
 

 


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