The Ride

St. Joseph Transit "The Ride" eight fixed routes encompass the city limits of St. Joseph and Elwood, Kansas. Curb-to-curb route deviations are available, on a scheduled or walk-on basis, to all users of the transit system regardless of ability. The following services are available at the transit administrative office:

  • Ticket books and monthly passes
  • Half-fare photo identification cards (seniors 60 years and older and disabled persons)
  • Bus route, schedule, and general information
  • Schedule deviations
  • Jefferson Lines tickets

Public Hearing

The city of St. Joseph will be accepting public comments at a public hearing on September 20, 2019, in the 1st floor conference room at City Hall, 1100 Frederick Avenue, from 5-7pm as St. Joseph Transit is recommending a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal for applicable professional services, construction and procurement contracts during Fiscal Year 2020 to 2022, beginning October 1, 2019 and ending September 30, 2022. Read the full public hearing notification and recommendation (PDF).

Token Transit

St. Joseph Transit bus passes can now be purchased using a new mobile fare app, Token Transit. Token Transit is a free app that allows riders to purchase their bus passes on their smart phones using a credit or debit card. The app displays a digital pass, eliminating the need for a paper pass. It also eliminates the need to purchase a monthly pass at a specific time. The digital pass is valid for 31 days, starting whenever the pass is activated. Customers may also purchase single ride tickets, 10-Ride Ticket Books and Deviations. The app allows customers who are eligible for a discounted fare (seniors, disabled, and youth riders) to purchase their discounted fares. Learn more about how to get the app on your phone.