MuscaBus services are open to the general public, including persons with disabilities. No animals are allowed on the buses, except for service animals.
Effective July 1, 2015 MuscaBus will have a rate increase for all passengers. A public hearing was held during the City Council meeting on Thursday, April 2, 2015 approving the increase.
A ROUTE ride fare will go from .75 to $1.00 per ride. Transfers on route rides will continue to be free. Children under 5 ride free with a paying adult on routes. A sheet of 12 ROUTE tickets will be $12.00. A monthly ROUTE flash pass will go from $28.00 to $32.00.
PARATRANSIT (Shuttle), JARC and New Freedom rides will increase from $1.00 per ride to $2.00 per ride. A sheet of 12 PARATRANSIT tickets will be $24.00.
SHELL rides will increase from $1.00 per ride to $1.50 each ride. Tickets are not available for Shell Service.
School's Out 2015
MuscaBus offers free ROUTE RIDES for students during summer months
MuscaBus now hosts a bike rack on the Blue Route - Bus #242. This Bike & Ride offering will allow passengers to use the bicycle rack free of charge with the purchase of a regular bus fare ticket or monthly flash pass.
How to Use the Bike Rack on MuscaBus
Benefits of Bike & Ride
Bike & Ride Rules
Route Information: MuscaBus operates Red, Blue, and Yellow routes from 6:30 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. The Green Route operates from 11:40 am to 3:40 pm Monday through Friday. On Saturdays, MuscaBus operates Red and Blue routes from 8:30 am to 4 pm All rides are $1.00 each. Transfers are free. Children under 5 ride free with a paying adult. A sheet of 12 tickets is available for $12.00. A monthly flash pass with unlimited rides is $32.00 per passenger.
ParaTransit Information: MuscaBus operates paratransit service for individuals unable to access the route bus due to disability. The operating hours for paratransit service are Monday through Friday from 6:30 am to 5 pm and Saturdays from 8:30 am to 4 pm. All rides are $2.00 each. A sheet of 12 paratransit tickets is available for $24.00. Personal care attendants ride free when accompanying a rider with a disability. Arrangements for a paratransit ride need to be made a day in advance. Call 263-8152 to schedule. This service began as "Dial-A-Ride" and has also been called "shuttle" service.
Paratransit service is offered within Ripley's. The service is offered Monday through Friday from 11:40 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. Disabled passengers wanting to utilize paratransit service will need to schedule a ride a day in advance, by calling 263-8152. Passengers utilizing this service must have the new house number posted visibly from the street.
Route Service to the Palm's Theatre: Passengers wanting to take in a movie at the new Palm's Theatre will access the Yellow Route. This route deviation is offered on the half hour only. Call 263-8152 with questions or ask the MuscaBus driver.
No Bus Service on Holidays
No service is provided on the following holidays:
- New Year's Day
- Presidents Day
- Memorial Day
- 4th of July
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday
- Christmas Eve
- Christmas Day