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METS - Metropolitan Evansville Transit System
601 John St
Evansville, IN 47713
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Base Fare:

$0.75 per ride on regular routes METS and children age 5 and under ride free when accompanied by a paying adult (limit of 3 free children per adult)

Student Fare:

All students attending school in the METS service area in grades K through 12 and any student attending a state accredited college (with proper ID) may pay cash on the bus or purchase student tickets for 50 cents each. Student tickets are available at METS office or in Room 321 in the Civic Center Complex .These tickets are non-transferable and must be used by students only.

Bus Pass:

METS is now offering an unlimited monthly pass for your convenience. This pass will run the 1st through the 31st of every month. For more information call METS at 435-6166.

Pricing:

  • Regular Bus Pass - $60.00
  • Student Pass (w/proper credentials) - $45.00
  • E&H Pass (w/proper credentials) - $30.00 

This may be purchased  at 601 John Street between the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. Mon - Fri or in Room 321 in the Civic Center Complex between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. (Excluding Holidays) 

If you have your picture on file at METS office you may order your pass through the mail using the form below or it may be purchased in Room 321 in the Civic Center Complex between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:45 p.m.                        

Bus Pass (Fixed Route) Order Form
 
Bus Tokens:

Various non-profit organizations may purchase METS bus tokens at the METS office at a discounted rate of 65 cents per token, with a minimum of twenty (20) tokens per purchase. Proof of Non-Profit status will be required.

As a convenience tokens may also be purchased by individuals at the rate of $0.75 per token. This may be done at 601 John Street between the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. Mon - Fri or in Room 321 in the Civic Center Complex between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:45 p.m.(Excluding Holidays)

Elderly, Disabled and Medicare Card Holders:

Senior citizens, disabled riders and medicare card holders may ride for a reduced fare of .35 cents. (1 of the 3 forms of ID listed below are requred to receive ID needed for this fare.)  

  1. Current State Issued Photo ID showing proof of age being over 65.
  2. Medicare card (Paper RED,WHITE, BLUE not plastic) & Current State Issued Photo ID
  3. Statement from Social Security that you are receiving Disability Payments & Current State Issued Photo ID 

This may be done at 601 John Street between the hours of 8:00 a.m. -3:45 p.m. Mon - Fri or in Room 321 in the Civic Center Complex between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. (Excluding Holidays) 

Additionally, senior citizens age 60+ are also eligible for T.R.I.P. program tickets which are good for any time of day. Contact SWIRCA office at 464-7800 for details. 

METS Mobility service offers door-to-door service for eligible passengers. Mobility service is available during the same hours as our fixed route services an application must be filled out and approved prior to calling for this service. Call METS Mobility at 435-6188 or click here for details.