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Tickets & Passes

All tickets and passes can be purchased at PARTA offices, Kent Central Gateway, Portage County Huntington National Bank, or the Coleman Adult Day Center. If you have any questions regarding which fare you should purchase, give us a call at     330-676-6701 or email CustService@PARTAonline.org.

Pricing

Please note that $1 will be added to your order to cover the cost of the card.

All Kent State students ride free on all PARTA fixed routes with their FLASHcard with the exception of Akron and Cleveland Express Routes and Dial-A-Ride service.

FIXED ROUTE
TICKET

$1.00 per ride*

NO ONLINE PURCHASE

ALL-DAY
PASS

$2.00 per pass*

Good all day

NO ONLINE PURCHASE

10-RIDE
PASS
 

$9.00 per pass*

Good for 10 rides

31-DAY
PASS

$45.00 per month*

Good for 31

consecutive days

YOUTH
TRIP CARD

$20.00 for 6 months

Valid for ages 17
or younger

NO ONLINE PURCHASE

AKRON
EXPRESS
$1.00 each way

to/from Akron

NO ONLINE PURCHASE

or $9.00
10-Ride Pass

CLEVELAND
EXPRESS
$5.00 each way

to/from Cleveland

NO ONLINE PURCHASE

or $45.00
10-Ride Pass

DIAL-A-
RIDE

 

$6.00 per ride

NO ONLINE PURCHASE

DIAL-A-
RIDE

(10-Ride)

$54.00 ticket book good for 10 rides

* Good on all fixed routes except for Akron and Cleveland Express

 

Reduced Fare Pricing

Seniors (65 years of age or older), Medicare card holders, persons with disabilities, or a PARTA reduced fare card holder are eligible for reduced fare on fixed route and Dial-A-Ride services.

 

Reduced fare cards can be obtained at our offices at 2000 Summit Road or by calling 330-678-1287 with a Medicare card or Driver’s License.

 

You can also download the application and mail it into PARTA at 2000 Summit Road, Kent, OH 44240.

PARTA offers a specialized service, ADA, complementing regular fixed routes.  This complementary paratransit service provides transportation for people with disabilities who cannot use fixed route buses.  It is available at the same time as the PARTA fixed route buses, with the pick-up location and destination no further than 3/4 of a mile from the fixed route.

Individuals who qualify for Medicaid are eligible for free medical transportation through NET (Non-Emergency Medical Transportation) throughout Portage County.

FIXED ROUTE

$.50 per ride*

NO ONLINE PURCHASE

10-RIDE

PASS

$4.50 per pass,

Good for 10 rides

31-DAY

PASS

$22.50 per month,

Good for 31

consecutive days*

* Good on all fixed routes except for Akron and Cleveland Express

DIAL-A-

RIDE

$3.00 per ride

NO ONLINE PURCHASE

DIAL-A-RIDE

(10-RIDE)

$30.00 ticket book

Good for 10 rides

ADA

$2.00 per ride

NO ONLINE PURCHASE

ADA

(10-RIDE)

$20.00 ticket book Good for 10 rides

 

Non-Emergency Transportation (Free Medicaid Transportation)

 

The Non-Emergency Transportation Program is for individuals who are Medicaid eligible.

Portage County Jobs & Family Services provides help with securing transportation for doctor, dental, hearing, and counseling appointments (list not exclusive) for adults and children.  You can request services by calling 330-297-3785 or email PORTAGE_NET@jfs.ohio.gov.

Rides are available within all of Portage County. Please request ten days prior to appointment.

Portage County JFS requires the following information prior to processing a NET request:

  • Social security number of the individual with the medical appointment.  All Medicaid categories are eligible except
    MPAP-Medicare Premium Assistance Programs.

  • Medical Provider information required: name and type of medical provider, address, and telephone number of the provider, the purpose of appointment, date and time of the appointment.

Do you need to apply for Medicaid?  There are three easy ways to do so…

  1. Go online to benefits.ohio.gov

  2. Call 844-644-OHIO to register or renew

  3. Visit Jobs and Family Services at 449 S. Meridian Street, Ravenna to fill out an application in person

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QUICK LINKS

CUSTOMER SERVICE

330-676-6701

CustService@partaonline.org

Dial-a-Ride Reservations

330-678-1BUS (1287)

Administrative Offices & Garage

2000 Summit Road, Kent, Ohio 44240
330-678-7745

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