Eau Claire Transit

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Areas Served Eau Claire & Altoona, WI
Fleet Size 22
Number Of Routes 15
2008 Ridership 1,090,203

Eau Claire Transit is the fixed route public transportation system for the city of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Overview

Eau Claire Transit provides fixed route public transportation system for the city of Eau Claire, Wisconsin and Altoona, Wisconsin. Service is provided six days a week, Monday through Saturday, on 15 routes. 11 of these routes are local with the other four being express routes.

Routes

Eau Claire Transit operates the following routes:

Route Number Route Destinations Notes
1 Margaret/Malls
2 Mt. Washington/Delong
3 North High
4 Locust Lane
3/4 Evening North High/Locust Lane
5/15 Rudolph Road/West MacArthur
6 Putnam Heights/Malls
7/17 West Clairemont/Altoona
8/18 Flosom & Vine/Memorial High School
9 University
20/21 Westridge Center/Shopko
Trippers 2, 10, 11 School Year Only

Fares

Eau Claire Transit offers a variety of fare options:

Fare Class Cash Fare Tokens/Tickets Monthly Pass Semester Pass
Regular $1.50 8/$10.00 $45.00 n/a
Student (high school & younger) $1.50 8/$10.00 n/a $45.00
Senior(65+)/Disabled $0.75 15/$10.00 $23.00 n/a

University of WI students ride free with their campus ID card. Chippewa Falls Technical College passes are $62.50 per semester.

Paratransit

Paratransit or demand response service is provided for persons unable to use the regular fixed route bus system due to disabilities or limitations. This service is provided throughout Eau Claire and Altoona and is operated by Abby-Vans. Paratransit fare is $3.00 per ride.

Fleet

Active

Eau Claire Transit operates the following bus models:

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Passenger Seats Notes
503 2011 Gillig Low Floor 40' 40
504-509 2002 Gillig Low Floor 40' 40
511-515 Eau Claire Transit 513 A.jpg 2001 Gillig Low Floor 29' 25
516-518 2002 Gillig Low Floor 29' 25
521-524 2011 Gillig Low Floor 35' 4ONE/Freedman Seating CitiPro
525-527 2013 NFI XDE35 Cummins ISB6.7 2012 models.

Retired

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Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Passenger Seats Notes
500 (1st) 1947 GMC TDH-3207
500 (2nd) 1960 GMC TDH-4517 Ex-Southern Coach Lines (Chattanooga, TN) 202.
501-504 (1st) 1946 GMC TD-3609 Ex-Lake Shore Coach Lines 302-303, 301 & 304; bought in 1960.
501-504 (2nd) 1963 GMC TDH-4519 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-Evanston Bus Company 321, 323-325; bought in 1973.
505-509 1946 GMC TD-3609 Ex-Lake Shore Coach Lines 305, 308, 310, 306 & 309; bought in 1960.
505-515 1975 GMC T6H-4523A
510-512 1948 GMC TDH-3207 Ex-Co-operative Transit Company (Wheeling, WV) 53-54 & 57; bought in 1957.
513-518 1946 GMC TDH-3610
516-520 1982 Neoplan USA AN440A Detroit Diesel 6V92TA
519-522 1948 GMC TDH-3610 Ex-Lake Shore Coach Lines 314, 316, 319-320.
523 1949 GMC TDH-3612 Ex-Lake Shore Coach Lines 323.
531-538 Eau Claire Transit 537 A.jpg 1997 NFI D30LF 25
600 1947 GMC TDH-3207
601 1947 GMC TDH-3207 Originally Eau Claire Transportation Company 511.
602 Renumbered 500 (1st)
603-608 1948 GMC TDH-3207 Originally Eau Claire Transportation Company 603-608.
609 Renumbered 600?
610 1948 GMC TDH-3610 Ex-Sioux Transit Company (SD) 65.
611-612 1948 GMC TDH-3610 Ex-Peoples Transportation Corporation (Muskegon, MI) 164-165.
613 1948 GMC TDH-3610
614-618 1948 GMC TDH-3610 Ex-Peoples Transportation Corporation (Muskegon, MI) 159, 158, 160-162.
619 1948 GMC TDH-3610 Ex-Co-operative Transit Company (Wheeling, WV) 38.
620-621 1949 GMC TDH-3612 Ex-Cleveland Transit System 3140 & 3144.
621, 623, 625, 629 (2nd) 1949 GMC TDH-3612
622 1949 GMC TDH-3612 Ex-LaCrosse Transit Company (WI) 203.
623 1949 GMC TDH-3612 Ex-Cleveland Transit System 3147.
624 1949 GMC TDH-3612 Ex-LaCrosse Transit Company (WI) 204.
625-626 1949 GMC TDH-3612 Ex-Shenango Valley Transportation Company (PA) 64-65.
627 1949 GMC TDH-3612 Ex-LaCrosse Transit Company (WI) 208.
628-632 1949 GMC TDH-3612 Ex-Denver Tramway Corporation 239, 242, 244, 249-250.
633 (1st) 1949 GMC TDH-3612 Ex-City Bus Lines (Stevens Point, WI) 700.
633 (2nd) 1949 GMC TDH-3612
700-702 1957 GMC TDH-4512 Ex-Missouri, Kansas & Oklahoma Coach Lines 770-771 & 773; bought in 1967.
703-706 1957 GMC TDH-4512 Ex-Louisiana Transit Company 203-206; bought in 1969.

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