Ceres Dial-A-Ride Fares
|One child age 5 or younger*||Free
|Seniors (age 65 years old and older), Persons with Disabilities and Medicare Card Holders**||$1.50
|*One child age 5 or younger may ride free when accompanied by a fare-paying passenger 16 years old or older. Additional young children must pay the general fare.
Children less than 7 years old may not ride by themselves.
**Seniors (age 65 or older)/and persons with disabilities may apply for a Ceres Transit discount card through the mail. To request an application form, call 527-4991 or download an application form here. Completed applications need to be mailed to Storer Transit Systems, 1216 Doker Drive, Modesto, CA 95351. Once approved, a senior/persons with disability discount card will be mailed to the residence.
One Personal Care Attendant can ride free with a person who needs an attendant (and has a disability discount card).
10-Ride Magnetic striped Fare Cards (valid only on Ceres DAR)
||$21.50 for a 10-Ride Pass
|Seniors/Persons with Disabilities and Medicare Card Holders
||$15.00 for a 10-Ride Pass
Magnetic striped Fare Cards can be purchased from the bus driver (cash only), at Ceres City Hall, or through the mail. If by mail, make a check or money order payable to the City of Ceres, and send to City of Ceres Finance Department, Attention: Ceres Transit Fare Cards, 2220 Magnolia Street, Ceres, CA 95307. Riders and agencies may call the Finance Department ahead of time, (209) 538-5768, to pick up Fare Cards. Payment is due at the time the Fare Cards are picked up. No payments will be taken over the phone.
Transfers to MAX, Modesto Area Dial-A-Ride & StaRT for 25 cents. Notify the MAX driver if you want to transfer to Ceres Dial-A-Ride. Transfers are allowed only at transfer points on the map.
If a rider wants to transfer between Ceres Dial-A-Ride and Modesto Area Dial-A-Ride, the rider must call Modesto Area Dial-A-Ride at 527-4900 first, and Modesto Area Dial-A-Ride will make the arrangements for the rides and transfers.
If a rider is on MAX and needs to transfer to Ceres Dial-A-Ride, the rider needs to notify the MAX driver. The driver will notify MAX dispatch and arrange for a Ceres Dial-A-Ride bus.
Engineering Services Division
2220 Magnolia Street Ceres, California 95307 (209) 538-5792