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The Jule Implements Changes to Youth Bus Fare

Friday July 22, 2016 8:37am

The Jule Implements Changes to Youth Bus Fare

DUBUQUE, Iowa -- Beginning August 1, students will no longer ride the Jule for free. A change to Jule policy will require students to swipe an Annual Youth Pass or pay the bus fare each time they ride the bus.Annual Youth Passes are now available for purchase and will remain valid through July 31, 2017. Students ages 11 to 18 may purchase an annual pass for $10. Students ages 6 to 10 receive their annual pass at no cost but still must be issued a card and swipe each time they board to ride for free. If students do not have an Annual Youth Pass, they must pay the youth bus fare each time they ride the bus.Youth bus pass and per ride rates are listed below:Annual Youth Pass (11-18 year old): $10/yearAnnual Youth Pass (6-10 year old): Free (youth ride free ONLY if swiping a pass)Bus Half Fare: $0.75/ridePasses may be purchased at the following locations:

Intermodal Center: 950 Elm Street, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Monday through Friday
City Hall: 50 W. 13th Street, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.Monday through Friday

Jule staff will have passes available for sale at the following school-sponsored open houses on August 18, 2016:

Jefferson Middle School: 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Roosevelt Middle School: 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Washington Middle School: 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

For more information about the Annual Youth Passes, please visit www.cityofdubuque.org/JuleTransit or call 563-589-4196.