Changes to Mid-Pen Transit: New Transit Rates

Posted on Friday May 28, 2021
Media Release - Changes to Mid-Pen Transit - New Transit Rates

Joint Release – Town of Penetanguishene and Town of Midland

May 28, 2021 –Town of Penetanguishene and Town of Midland Council members approved changes to the current fare rates for the Mid-Pen Transit Service. As of June 14, 2021, the fare rates for all riders will increase to the following amounts:

Adult:

Cash Fares – $3.00/ride

Reloadable Smart Card – $45.00/20 rides

Senior (65 years and over) & Students (ages 7-17):

Cash Fares – $2.50/ride

Reloadable Smart Card – $40.00/20 rides

Child (ages 6 and under):

Free for all services

Mid-Pen Transit riders are reminded  that they can reload their transit SmartCards online using the Mid-Pen Transit Service Online Portal, or by appointment at the Town of Penetanguishene and Town of Midland Municipal Offices.

Access to the portal can be found here: midland.usetransit.com.

The Town of Penetanguishene and Town of Midland remind passengers to limit public transportation travel for essential purposes only. If you must use public transportation, please remember it is mandatory to wear a mask while on the bus and to sanitize your hands when boarding the bus.

For more information regarding the Mid-Pen Transit system, please visit the Town of Penetanguishene Transit Webpage or the Town of Midland Transit Webpage.

For media inquiries, please contact: 

Sarah Marshall

Communications and Technology Coordinator

Town of Penetanguishene

smarshall@penetanguishene.ca

Randy Fee

Communications & Marketing Coordinator

Town of Midland

rfee@midland.ca