Shared Ride/Paratransit Fares

Capital Area Transit Shared Ride Customers:

On December 16, 2010 Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Bureau of Public Transportation Division approved a general fare increase and realignment for Capital Area Transit’s Shared Ride service.  The above mentioned fare increase and realignment went into effect February 1, 2011.

If you are a Shared Ride Customer and ride under the Shared Ride Program for Senior Citizens or People with Disabilities (PwD) programs, this change may affect your fare.  Effective February 1, 2011 the new fare will be as follows:

Trip

Mileage

General Public

Fare

Senior Citizen

Fare

PwD

Fare

0 – 3.9 miles $15.00 $2.25 $3.50
4 – 6.9 miles $20.00 $3.00 $3.60
7 – 10.9 miles $25.00 $3.75 $4.00
11 – 14.9 miles $30.00 $4.50 $4.50
15 – 18.9 miles $35.00 $5.25 $5.25
19 + miles $40.00 $6.00 $6.00

If you are a senior citizen and your trip is for medical purposes, the Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging will continue to subsidize the fare and your portion will continue to be $1.00.

For specific information on how this current change will affect your trips, please contact our customer service office at (717) 232-6100.