Augusta Transit is offering discounted fares to seniors, Medicare recipients, and mobility-challenged persons, including physically, visually, or hearing impaired persons
Augusta, GA – According to the statement, discounted fares and passes will take 50% off regular fares. For example, a regular fixed route single fare is $1.25 and the discounted equivalent fare will be 60 cents.
Officials also said that seniors 65 years and older need only to show proof of age when getting on the bus to receive the discounted fare. Seniors can also obtain a Senior Transit ID card by calling 706-821-1721 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Medicare riders must show their valid Medicare Card to the bus operator when getting on the bus to receive a discounted fare.
Mobility-challenged riders may be eligible for Augusta Transit’s paratransit service, which includes transportation to meet the individual and take them to their destination. To determine eligibility and register for this service, call 706-821-1721 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
To find a bus route and bus schedules, call 706-821-1719 between 7a.m. and 7p.m. Monday–Saturday. Augusta Transit is committed in its role to enhance the quality of life for residents and visitors in Richmond County through the provision of sustainable and safe transit services.