With the implementation of The Wave electronic fare system in 2018, The Rapid will end the sale of paper tickets for regular fixed-route bus service on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019.
- Paper bus tickets and passes will no longer be available for purchase online, at Rapid Central Station, and onboard the bus.
- Paper tickets will continue to be accepted as fare until summer 2020.
- Cash will continue to be accepted as bus fare indefinitely.
- Special ticket programs will transition from two-ride tickets to single-ride barcodes.
Questions about The Wave or this change? Email us at gro.diparehtedir@evaw or call at 616.776.1100.
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This change does not impact GO!Bus or PASS tickets.