MOTA accepts payment in the form of cash, check or tokens.
Tokens may be purchased at MOTA in the front office, for large token purchases please call ahead at (231) 796-4896 and press 3.
**Exact amount only when paying in office or on the bus, change cannot be made.**
Any additional amount past the fare charge will be placed on passenger's account as credit for future use.
MOTA and it's Bus Operators cannot accept electronic or credit/debit card payment(s) at this time.
The standard fare for adults is $2.00 per ride.
Senior Fare rate is $1.00 for those 60 and over per ride.
The fare rate for Children is $1.00 for those between 6 and 16 per ride. Children 5 and under ride for free when accompanied by a paying adult.
The fare for ADA qualified riders is $1.00 per ride.
Seniors over 80 years old now ride for FREE
Veteran fare, of any age, is $1.00 per ride. Thank you for your service!
*You must be able to verify eligibility for this rate.
For those who qualify for reduced fare, please fill out the Reduced Fare Application with your medical provider and return to MOTA by mail, fax or personal delivery.
Applications that are missing information will be returned to the applicant for completion with instructions.
Incomplete forms will not be accepted or approved. Standard fare will be charged until Reduced Fare Application has been submitted and approved.