Providing Public Transportation
Alternatives for the Greater
Phoenix Metro Area

Proposed 3/1/13 Fare Pricing

Local Bus/LINK/Light Rail Fare

Fare TypeCurrentProposed
1-Ride$1.75$2.00
All-Day pass$3.50$4.00
All-Day pass (on board bus)$5.25$6.00
7-Day pass$17.50$20.00
15-Day-$33.00
31-Day pass$55.00$64.00
An additional $1.25 over local full fare is required to ride Express/RAPID.

Persons with a disability, seniors age 65 and older, Medicare cardholders and youth ages 6 through 18, qualify for reduced fares on local bus and light rail. Passengers must have valid proof of eligibility to use reduced fares. Click here to view more information about reduced fares. An additional $2.25 over local reduced fare is required to ride Express/RAPID.

Express Bus/RAPID Bus Fare

Fare TypeCurrentProposed
1-Ride$2.75$3.25
All-Day pass$5.50$6.50
All-Day pass (on board bus)$7.25$8.50
31-Day pass$85.00$104.00

Reduced Local Bus/LINK/Light Rail Fare

Fare TypeCurrentProposed
1-Ride$0.85$1.00
All-Day pass$1.75$2.00
All-Day pass (on board bus)$2.60$3.00
7-Day pass$8.75$10.00
15-Day-$16.50
31-Day pass$27.50$32.00
Persons with a disability, seniors age 65 and older, Medicare cardholders and youth ages 6 through 18, qualify for reduced fares on local bus and light rail. Passengers must have valid proof of eligibility to use reduced fares. Click here to view more information about reduced fares.

ADA Dial-a-Ride Fares

Fare TypeCurrentProposed
1-Ride$3.50$4.00
Impacts various Dial-a-Ride systems including the East Valley, Southwest Valley, and Phoenix. Pricing for this service is two times the 1-Ride fare.

Rural Route Fare

Fare TypeCurrentProposed
1-Way travel within the same city$2.00
1-Way travel between multiple cities$4.00
1-Way Reduced Fare
(See reduced fare policy for eligibility requirements.)
$2.00
All trips originating/ending in Ajo$4.00
Average fare per trip. Fares are based on distance traveled.

ASU U-Pass

Fare TypeCurrentProposed
Students (Academic Year Pass)$200.00
Students (Summer Pass)$75.00
Employees (Local Pass, annually)$390.00$390.00
Employees (Express/RAPID, annually)$520.00$520.00
ASU U-Passes are paid for by ASU Parking and Transit Services, a self-funded auxiliary unit of the university. Students with valid ASU IDs are eligible to receive a U-Pass for $200 for the academic year. ASU faculty and staff are eligible for a Platinum Pass at a higher rate. The ASU U-Pass/employee Platinum Pass is only available at ASU campus parking offices. For more information, call (480) 965-1072.

Semester Pass

Fare TypeCurrentProposed
Spring, Fall$195.00$230.00
Spring, Fall (Reduced)$97.50$115.50
Summer$125.00$154.00
Summer (Reduced)$62.50$77.50
Eligibility requires full-time enrollment at participating accredited college or universities.
A full fare semester pass used on RAPID/Express service will require an additional payment of $1.65 at the farebox.
A reduced fare semester pass used on RAPID/Express services will require an additional $2.45 paid at the farebox.

Employer-Issued Passes

Fare increase determined by employer; consult with your organization for details.