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  • Fares are due to the driver upon boarding.  Drivers do NOT make change.

  • For your convenience, punch cards are available to purchase through main dispatch.  

  • Debit/credit card purchases can be made through our Accounting Department by calling (815) 875-4548 Ext. 223 or by contacting BPART at (877) 874-8813 Ext. 100.

  • For our riders with Medicaid, your medical trips may be reimbursed.  Please ask Dispatch for more information.

  • Children under 12, accompanied by an adult, ride free.

  • Personal caregivers ride free.

  • A donation is suggested for riders 60 and older based on the standard fares.


One-Way Fare Prices

In town                                    $2.50


In service area                        $4.00

Bureau/Putnam Co. to other

   counties                               $4.50





Ottawa and Peoria

Trips to Peoria (1st and 3rd Thursdays) will be $15.00 one way.  A rider's appointment must be scheduled between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. to be eligible for service.

Trips to Ottawa will be made every Monday.




The student rate for trips to Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC) is $4.00 one way.

A bus will be at IVCC at 7:45 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 4:30 p.m.

Drop-offs are located in the circle.

Pick-ups are in Lot 1.

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