Category: Fares

HART & HRT Service Changes – Effective 10/08/17

Sunday, October 8, 2017 is just around the corner, and there is much to talk about in this post. In addition to Hillsborough Area Regional Transit’s systemwide restructuring – called Mission MAX – Hampton Roads Transit is also enacting its own changes on the… Continue Reading “HART & HRT Service Changes – Effective 10/08/17”

Transit 101 – Episode 3 – Transit Fares

Welcome back to Transit 101, where I talk about everything that you need to know about using public transit. In this episode, I’m going to talk about all things transit fares! Topics will include the following: Paying with cash or tokens Paying with a… Continue Reading “Transit 101 – Episode 3 – Transit Fares”

New PSTA Fare Structure – Effective October 11, 2015

In addition to the service changes mentioned yesterday, the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) is also enacting a fare structure change on Sunday, October 11, 2015. Please see below for details. New PSTA Fare Structure Cash Fare Regular One-Way Cash Fare: OLD: $2.00 NEW:… Continue Reading “New PSTA Fare Structure – Effective October 11, 2015”

PSTA Conducting Research to Improve Regional Fare Collection and Efficiency

Originally posted on Ride PSTA:
Who: Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) What: Asking riders for feedback to help improve bus fare technology When: December 1 – December 7, 2014 Where: Throughout Pinellas County Why:  To help determine the best way to streamline PSTA’s fare…

Summer 2014 Transit News You Can Use

Summer is just around the corner! Which means if you live along the coast, it’s time to prep those beach supplies! In Virginia Beach and Tampa Bay, you can easily take public transit to the beach and relax! Want to let the kids hang out… Continue Reading “Summer 2014 Transit News You Can Use”

Fare Evasion – DON’T EVEN TRY IT!

Post updated on 3/27/14 I know that it’s been a while since I’ve posted my monthly Transit Tips segment, so here we go! Have you ever been aboard a train or bus without paying your fare? Perhaps you’ve jumped a turnstile at a subway… Continue Reading “Fare Evasion – DON’T EVEN TRY IT!”

A unified fare collection system is coming soon to the Tampa Bay Area

Back in March, I blogged about the revolutionary new payment system called Ventra, which will be rolling out in Chicago very soon. I also mentioned at the end of the post that several transit districts in the Tampa Bay area were floating ideas to… Continue Reading “A unified fare collection system is coming soon to the Tampa Bay Area”

Ventra to roll into Chicago

Greetings everyone! As I mentioned in an earlier posting, the Chicago CTA will be introducing a radically new method of transit fare payment. This new payment system is called Ventra, which will heavily emphasize the use of contactless payment cards to speed up boarding… Continue Reading “Ventra to roll into Chicago”

Happy New Year! ~ 2013…here we go!

Happy New Year everyone! With the start of 2013, I would like to let everyone know what I am working on for the month of January. Some of the posts that I am planning out include: Ventra: An innovative common-use transit payment system that is… Continue Reading “Happy New Year! ~ 2013…here we go!”