Schedule/Pricing

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     WTA Fares & Rates               Revised 9/13/17  
● All trips must be completed during the same business day.
● Contracting agencies are entitled to "Shared Cost Billing" for the number of passengers on board the same vehicle.   
● Children under 8 years of age and accompanied by a paying adult may ride free. 
 Total charges are based on the miles generated from garage pull-out, pick-up, drop-off, wait times in 5 minute increments, and return to base.
± Actual cost per miles will vary dependent upon boarding time, wait times, weather conditions, traffic conditions, road construction, and other factors.
     Regular Services Hours (6:00 AM to 6:00 PM Monday Through Friday)          Agency Rates      
 
    Regular Rates per Vehicle Mile       Dialysis Service Hours      
0.58   Van - Rate per mile - Vehicle Cost Only     Note:        
             
    Regular Charges per Driver Hours     consider "Regular Operation   
25.00   Van Driver - Charge per Hour      Hours" to be 5:00 AM to 9:00 PM.  
         $2.45 per MileMile (No Wait Time) 
Effective 07/01/16                
Total Trip Cost = Regular Driver Time + Regular Vehicle Miles            
 
     Extended Service Hours - Trips scheduled outside the Regular Hours (before 6:00 AM, after 6:00 PM, Saturdays, & Sundays).
 
    Extended Rates per Vehicle Mile       Dialysis Service Hours      
1.10   Van - Rate per mile - Vehicle Cost Only     Note:        
           
    Extended Charges per Driver Hours (+$4.90/Hour)   consider "Extended Operation   
27.00   Van Driver - Charge per Hour      Hours" to be Saturday & Sunday  
         $3.25 per MileMile (No Wait Time) 
Effective 07/01/16                
Total Trip Cost = Extended Driver Time + Extended Vehicle Miles            
 
     Rural General Public (RGP) Inside Wilkes County (6:00 AM to 6:00 PM Monday Through Friday)    
 
RGP Zone   Cost     Destinations     Cost Miles   Added Pass.
Wilkesboro's   1 $4     Raleigh $203.00 180 $23 +Wait Time/Hr
Wilkesboro's   2 $5     Asheville $152.00 120 $18 +Wait Time/Hr
Wilkesboro's   3 $6     Charlotte Airport $127.00 110 $15 +Wait Time/Hr
Wilkesboro's   4 $7 NOTE:   Greensboro $115.00 96 $14 +Wait Time/Hr
Wilkesboro's   5 $9     Out of County Trips require Salisbury-Pied. Airpt $110.00 90 $13 +Wait Time/Hr
Wilkesboro's   6 $11     two(2) day prior scheduling. High Point $99.00 90 $12 +Wait Time/Hr
Wilkesboro's   7 $13     Mooresville $85.00 75 $10 +Wait Time/Hr
Wilkesboro's 8 $15              
Wilkesboro's   9 $17     In County Trips require Winston Salem $68.00 56 $9 +Wait Time/Hr
Wilkesboro's 10 $20     one(1) day prior scheduling. Hickory $63.00 60 $8 +Wait Time/Hr
Wilkesboro's 11 $24     Lenoir-Yadkinville $50.00 44 $7 +Wait Time/Hr
  Statesville $53.00 35 $7 +Wait Time/Hr
  Sparta-Boone $47.00 40 $6 +Wait Time/Hr
    Taylorsville $35.00 30 $5 +Wait Time/Hr
Elkin-Jonesville $30.00 20
$5

+Wait Time/Hr

Lenoir $30.00 30
$5
+Wait Time/Hr
     WE Shuttle - Deviated Fix Route                  

The WE SHUTTLE charges $1.00 upon boarding, 6:30 am to 6:30 pm Monday Thru Friday, 10 Runs per Day.

Comparable door-to-door service is offered within 3/4ths mile of the fixed route at comparable times and fares as a will call trip (prior notice telephone call).
     TOKENS - Save money be purchasing Tokens in advance of your scheduled trips        
You may also purchase discounted TOKENS from the WTA offices useable toward any WTA trip purchase.  
Buying TOKENS will reduce the transportation cost by 33% in denominations of $6, $15, $39, and $99.
         

 

Wilkes Transportation Authority operates its programs and services without regard to race, color national origin, sex, religion, age, and disability in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and related statues. Any person who believes she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful disciminatory practice may file a complaint with WTA.

For more inofrmation on WTA's civil rights program, and the procedures to file a complaint. Contact us by phone 336-838-1272 TYY (For Hearing Impaired dial 711), email, our website; or visit our administrative office at 1010 Spring Street Wilkesboro, N.C. 28697. For more information visit www.wta1.org.

If information is needed in another language contact 336-838-1272 TYY (For Hearing Impaired dial 711).