Schedule/Pricing

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     WTA Fares & Rates               Revised 7/1/12  
● 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)                                 
 
    Regular Rates per Vehicle Mile       Dialysis Service Hours      
0.85   Van - Rate per mile - Vehicle Cost Only     Note:        
0.90 Bus - Rate per mile - Vehicle Cost Only       Dialysis passenger trips may   
    Regular Charges per Driver Hours     consider "Regular Operation   
17.50   Van Driver - Charge per Hour      Hours" to be 3:00 AM to 9:00 PM.  
18.50 Bus Driver - Charge per Hour      ± Approx Cost/Mile (No Wait Time)     
Effective 07/01/12         $1.55 Van    
Total Trip Cost = Regular Driver Time + Regular Vehicle Miles   $1.69 Bus       
 
     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      
0.85   Van - Rate per mile - Vehicle Cost Only     Note:        
0.95 Bus - Rate per mile - Vehicle Cost Only     Dialysis passenger trips may   
    Extended Charges per Driver Hours (+$4.90/Hour)   consider "Extended Operation   
21.40   Van Driver - Charge per Hour      Hours" to be 9:00 PM to 6:00 AM.  
22.25 Bus Driver - Charge per Hour      ± Approx Cost/Mile (No Wait Time)     
Effective 07/01/12         $1.71 Van    
Total Trip Cost = Extended Driver Time + Extended Vehicle Miles   $1.84 Bus       
 
Holiday Services - Trips scheduled on the nine (9) WTA & nationally recognized holidays.        
 
    Holiday Rates per Vehicle Mile     Holidays that WTA is Closed  
0.85   Van - Rate per mile - Vehicle Cost Only     New Years   Memorial Day  
0.95 Bus - Rate per mile - Vehicle Cost Only     Veterans Day Labor Day  
    Holiday Charges per Driver Hour      Good Friday Thanksgiving  
25.15   Van Driver - Charge per Hour      July 4th Christmas'  
25.80 Bus Driver - Charge per Hour            M. Luther King 
Effective 07/01/12       Dialysis Service Hours    
Total Trip Cost = Holiday Driver Time + Holiday Vehicle Miles             Note: Dialysis passenger trips may   
± Approx Cost/Mile (No Wait Time)  ± Approx Cost/Mile (No Wait Time)    consider "Extended Operation   
$1.86 Bus  $1.98 Van    Hours" to be 9:00 PM to 6:00 AM.  
 
     Rural General Public (RGP) Inside Wilkes County (6:00 AM to 6:00 PM Monday Through Friday)    
 
RGP Zone   Cost RGP Zone Cost Destinations     Cost Miles   Added Pass.
Wilkesboro's   1 $4 To Elkin 2 +Wait Time $20 Raleigh $203.00 180 $23 +Wait Time/Hr
Wilkesboro's   2 $5 To Elkin 3 +Wait Time $22 Asheville $152.00 120 $18 +Wait Time/Hr
Wilkesboro's   3 $6 To Elkin 4 +Wait Time $24 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 64 $10 +Wait Time/Hr
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 46 $8 +Wait Time/Hr
Wilkesboro's 11 $24     Lenoir-Yadkinville $50.00 44 $7 +Wait Time/Hr
Trips which exceed the distance from Statesville $53.00 44 $7 +Wait Time/Hr
WTA's offices will require added  Sparta-Boone $47.00 40 $6 +Wait Time/Hr
zone charges   Taylorsville $35.00 30 $5 +Wait Time/Hr
     WE Shuttle - Deviated Fix Route                  
The WE SHUTTLE charges $2.00 upon boarding, 6:30 am to 6:30 pm Monday Thru Friday, 12 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.
Agencies are not eligible to purchase Tokens.  Tokens are for RGP individuals only