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Passenger Information

How To Ride

  1. Tip 1

    Look at the System Map to determine which line(s) you want to use.

  2. Tip 2

    Use this website or MTD's printed Schedule Guide to find your bus stops and learn what times the bus will be there.

  3. Tip 3

    Pay attention to directions and dates! Schedules change on weekends and holidays. Some routes are also affected by school schedules. Please see Holiday & School Service for more information.

  4. Tip 4

    If you need more than one bus to reach your destination, ask the driver for a FREE transfer when you pay your fare.

  5. Tip 5

    Each bus has large signs showing its destination on the front and on the side next to the front door.

  6. Tip 6

    Buses stop wherever you see MTD signs. While waiting for the bus, please stand back from the edge of the curb.

  7. Tip 7

    Be sure you have the exact fare ready when you board. Drivers cannot give you change.

  8. Tip 8

    When you are about one block from your destination, sound the chime by pulling the overhead cord. Remain seated until the bus has come to a complete stop.

  9. Tip 8

    Be sure to gather all of your belongings and take them with you when you leave the bus. Information about Lost & Found is available here.