AnchorRIDES Fare Non-Payment Policy

The Municipality Of Anchorage will have a new policy regarding fare non-payment effective Monday, May 21, 2018.

Payment of fare is required upon boarding an AnchorRIDES vehicle. AnchorRIDES users can elect to pay the one-way fare with cash (exact fare), or present a pre-paid ticket upon boarding the vehicle. Drivers are unable to provide change. Round trip fares are not accepted. Tickets can be purchased through AnchorRIDES Customer Service and Ticket Sales, located at 3625 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue.


Various programs provide services using AnchorRIDES vehicles, and each program may have different fares and other requirements.



Core Area
(ADA and Senior non-priority trips, funded by the Municipality of Anchorage) 
Premium Area
(ADA and Senior trips. Areas beyond 3/4 mile of a People Mover Route) 
Senior Transportation/Grant Program
(Medical, health care and pharmacy locations only) 
PCA (Personal Care Attendant)
(Requires pre-approval) 
First Guest  Same as rider 
Additional Guests  $15.00 

Eagle River/Chugiak Service

Click here for rates.

Methods of Payment

All fare and donation payments can be made using the following methods:

  1. Cash Payments - Fares and donations can be deposited in the farebox on the vehicle. Drivers are to avoid handling passenger fares, so please drop the fare in the farebox yourself or observe the driver put the fare into the farebox.
  2. Ticket Booklets - A booklet of 10 ticket coupons may be purchased two ways:

             1. Call 907.343.6543 using a credit or bank card, or
             2. In person, at the AnchorRides office.

The physical and mailing address is:
        3625 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
        Anchorage, AK 99507

Click here for a map to AnchorRIDES on the Public Transportation Department campus.

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