New Fare Structure For Transit Triangle
Friday, Michigan City Transit Director Robin Barzoni-Tillman announced significant changes to the fare structure for the Transit Triangle, as well as a closer relationship between the Transit Triangle and Michigan City Transit. Effective November 1, 2018 fares for the Transit Triangle will be reduced to $1 for a full-fare ride, and 50 cents for seniors, students, and disabled riders. A calendar month pass will be available for $20 for regular riders, and $10 for seniors, students, and disabled riders. In addition to the fare reduction, passes from the two systems will be accepted for travel on both MC Transit and Transit Triangle. A free transfer will be available for one-way travel from one system to the other. According to the press release from the City of Michigan City, adjusting the fare structure in this way means that Michigan City Transit riders will be able to ride the Triangle for no additional cost, Students traveling to Purdue Northwest will see a significant fare reduction, and La Porte residents will be able to access all Michigan City stops for one fare, including the South Shore, Washington Park Beach, shopping, restaurants, the Social Security office, and the Blue Chip Casino.
The Transit Triangle service is made possible by Federal Transit funding and local match contributions from the City of Michigan City (Ron Meer, Mayor), City of La Porte (Mark Krentz, Mayor), La Porte County (Rich Mrozinski, President, Board of Commissioners) and Purdue University Northwest (Thomas Keon, Chancellor).
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