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MiWay Affordable Transportation Pilot Program

The MiWay Affordable Transportation Pilot Program provides low-income residents living in Mississauga with access to public transit at an affordable rate. In partnership with the Region of Peel, the City of Mississauga is subsidizing the cost of adult and senior monthly passes by 50%. Eligible individuals must fall within the Low Income Measure thresholds according to household income.

The pilot will run from June 1st, 2016 to February 28th, 2017. The monthly pass will provide participants with unlimited travel on MiWay across Mississauga.

Click here for more information.

Applications are now closed.

 

Fare Categories

Fares Effective January 30, 2017

Download a PDF of the MiWay fares here

Cash Fare

All Passengers

Seniors (Pilot extended)
Age 65+
Senior ID required.
Valid on Weekdays (from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and after 7 p.m.)
and all day on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays*.
Have your $1 fare ready when boarding and be prepared to show valid photo ID (Government issued or MiWay Senior Photo ID).

*Does not include TTC Route 52 - Lawrence.

$3.50

$1.00

Child

Age 6 - 12

Ten Tickets $16.50
Five Tickets $8.25
PRESTO Single Fare $1.65

Youth

Age 13 - 19
ID required.
Any form of ID showing age is accepted.

Ten Tickets $22.50
Five Tickets $11.25
PRESTO Single Fare $2.25

Post-Secondary Student

Full-time. 
ID required.

PRESTO Single Fare

$2.85

$3.00 (Effective May 1, 2017)

The PRESTO Post-Secondary concession expires each year and must be reset - it is valid from September to September.

Post-Secondary Student Fare Eligibility

To qualify for the post-secondary student fare category, you must:

  • Be ennrolled in a full-time degree or diploma program in a recognized Post-Secondary institution (a recognized Post-Secondary institution complies with the Post-Secondary Education Choice and Excellence Act, 2000.)
     

Or

  • Be enrolled as a full-time student at a Private Career College (registered under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.)

The following schools are eligible for the Post-Secondary Student fare with the presentation of a current school ID.

Schools Included

 

Colleges & Institutes

Colleges
GTA
  • Centennial - Toronto
  • George Brown - Toronto
  • Humber - Toronto
  • Mohawk - Hamilton
  • Michener - Toronto
  • Seneca - Toronto
  • Sheridan - Brampton, Mississauga, Oakville, Toronto
Outside of GTA
  • Algonquin - Ottawa
  • Boreal - Sudbury
  • Cambrian - Sudbury
  • Canadore - North Bay
  • Conestoga - Kitchener
  • Confederation - Thunder Bay
  • Durham - Durham
  • Fanshawe - London
  • Fleming - Peterborough
  • Georgian - Barrie
  • Guelph – Alfred, Kemptville
  • La Cite collegiale - Ottawa
  • Lambton - Sarnia
  • Loyalist - Belleville
  • Niagara - Welland
  • Northern – Haileybury, Kirkland Lake, Moosonee, Timmins
  • Sault - Sault Ste. Marie
  • St. Clair - Windsor
  • St. Lawrence - Brockville, Cornwall, Kingston

Universities

Universities
GTA
  • McMaster - Hamilton
  • Ontario College of Art - Toronto
  • Ryerson Polytechnic - Toronto
  • U of T - Toronto, Mississauga, Scarborough
  • York - North York
Outside of GTA
  • Brock - St. Catharines
  • Carleton - Ottawa
  • Guelph - Guelph
  • Lakehead - Thunder Bay
  • Laurentian - Sudbury
  • Nipissing - North Bay
  • Ottawa - Ottawa
  • Queen's - Kingston
  • Trent - Oshawa, Peterborough
  • Waterloo - Waterloo
  • Western Ontario - London
  • Wilfred Laurier - Waterloo
  • Windsor - Windsor

Private Career Colleges

Registered full-time Career College Students in a program that is at least three months in length are eligible to receive the Post-Secondary Student fare when travelling on MiWay only.

Registered full-time Career College Students will be charged the adult fare when travelling on any other transit system other than MiWay.

Click here to see if your Career College is registered with the Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities.

To set the Post-Secondary Student concession on your PRESTO card, please visit the MiWay Tickets & Passes Booth at the City Centre Transit Terminal or Islington Subway Station. Be sure to bring a valid student ID and proof of program length.

Adult

PRESTO Monthly Pass $130.00
Ten Tickets $31.00
Five Tickets $15.50
PRESTO Single Fare $3.00

Senior

Age 65+
ID required.
 

PRESTO Monthly Pass $61.00
Ten Tickets $21.00
Five Tickets $10.50
MiWay Senior Photo ID (New and replacement, includes HST) $5.00
PRESTO Single Fare $2.00

Cash (Pilot extended)
Valid on Weekdays (from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and after 7 p.m.)
and all day on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays*.
Have your $1 fare ready when boarding and be prepared to show valid photo ID (Government issued or MiWay Senior Photo ID).

*Does not include TTC Route 52 - Lawrence.
 

$1.00

GO Co-Fare

PRESTO Single Fare

Ride MiWay for less when you connect with GO Transit. Conditions apply. See miway.ca/cofare

$0.80

GTA Weekly Pass

Unlimited travel within the Greater Toronto Area on these transit systems: MiWay, TTC, Brampton Transit and York Region Transit $63.00

 

Ride Free on MiWay - Eligibility

 

Freedom Pass

Are you 12 – 14 years old? Would you like to travel on MiWay for free this summer? How about free public swimming at both indoor and outdoor pools? Then you need a Freedom Pass!

Your Freedom Pass allows you to ride for free on MiWay within Mississauga and free participation in public swims at City operated pools from July 1 to August 31.

Quantities are limited.

Visit mississauga.ca/freedompass for further details.

Free

Pre-School Child

Must be accompanied by a fare paying passenger Free

Person with Vision Loss

With CNIB card Free

Support Person

A Support Person is a person whose presence is essential to provide care and assistance to a person with disabilities. Either the passenger with a disability or the Support Person must inform the Operator upon boarding that the passenger boarding requires a Support Person. A Support Person ID card is not required.

Only a single fare is required when a passenger with a disability travels with a Support Person (this includes CNIB card holders). One passenger pays a fare, the other passenger rides at no cost.

Free

Canadian Forces Veterans Ride Free for Warriors’ Day Parade and Remembrance Day

Canadian Forces veterans and a friend may ride free on MiWay on the day of the Warriors’ Day Parade and on Remembrance Day, November 11.

The Warriors' Day Parade, held at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto, is an annual event in August to recognize veterans and their service.

To ride MiWay for free veterans must identify themselves to a Transit Operator by wearing their uniform or showing a medal or another item that distinguishes them as a veteran.

Free

 

Additional Fare and Product Information

 

Printed Route Map

Route Map (Available online and at the MiWay Tickets and Passes Booth at the City Centre Transit Terminal and Islington Subway Station) $2.00

PRESTO Monthly Pass

A PRESTO Monthly Pass is valid for unlimited travel on MiWay during a calendar month.

Adult  $130.00 
Senior  $61.00 

 

Monthly passes are available to purchase 14 days prior to the 1st of each month, and 14 days after the 1st of each month.

Month

Available for Purchase

January December 18 to January 14
February January 18 to February 14
March February 15 to March 14
April March 18 to April 14
May April 17 to May 14
June May 18 to June 14
July June 17 to July 14
August July 18 to August 14
September August 18 to September 14
October September 17 to October 14
November October 18 to November 14
December November 17 to December 14

Monthly passes can't be loaded on the following dates:
January 15-17, March 15-17, April 15-16, May 15-17, June 15-16, July 15-17, August 15-17, September 15-16, October 15-17, November 15-16 and December 15-17.

A two-hour transfer will be applied to your card when you first tap on the bus.

Not starting your trip on MiWay? Make sure you have enough funds loaded on your card along with your monthly pass.

PRESTO MiWay Monthly Passes are non-refundable.

PRESTO Issuance Fee and Minimum Load

  • When you purchase a new PRESTO card, there is a $6 issuance fee.
  • A $10 minimum load is required upon purchase and at each reloading.
  • Concession fare eligibility is based on age not school grade, with the exception of the Post-Secondary fare category.
     

For more PRESTO details visit miway.ca/presto

Valid MiWay Tickets

These tickets are valid full fare on all MiWay buses. A cash top-up is not required.

Youth
(High School Student)
Adult
Senior
Child

High School Student Ticket

Adult Ticket Senior Ticket Child Ticket

TTC - 52 Lawrence West - West of Jetliner Road and Airport Road

Additional Fares Required on 52 Lawrence West - West of Jetliner Road & Airport Road

Effective January 30, 2017

Using PRESTO to Transfer from a MiWay Bus to the TTC Route 52 - Lawrence West

PRESTO readers on TTC buses that operate in Mississauga are not set up to collect MiWay fares.

When transferring from a MiWay bus to the TTC Route 52 - Lawrence West and paying your fare with PRESTO, you must ask the MiWay transit operator for a paper transfer upon boarding in order to get on the TTC bus and receive a TTC paper transfer.

Otherwise, if you use PRESTO to tap on both the MiWay bus and the TTC bus you will be charged two fares due to zone restrictions.

$3.50 exact cash or MiWay Adult, Senior, Student, Child ticket or transfer. 

An applicable TTC fare with a cash supplement will be accepted if the customer does not have MiWay fare:

  • Adult/Post-Secondary Student: TTC token + 10¢
  • Student: TTC Student ticket + 20¢
  • Senior: TTC Senior ticket + 5¢ 

Transfer privileges to and from MiWay routes apply. Youth (ages 13 to 19) and full-time Post-Secondary Students must carry I.D.

Rides are free for pre-school children accompanied by a fare paying customer, customers who present a CNIB card upon boarding, and one support person (a person whose presence is essential to provide care and assistance to a person with a disability) accompanying a disabled customer. A support person accompanying a customer who presents a CNIB card upon boarding must pay a regular fare. Senior $1 Cash Fare does not apply.

The TTC Metropass, Day Pass, Weekly Pass, and Convention Pass are not valid for travel in the Mississauga Fare Zone.

Service west of Jetliner Road and Airport Road on the 52 Lawrence West Route is operated by the TTC for the City of Mississauga and an additional fare is required when crossing the fare zone boundary, in either direction. 

Questions? Contact MiWay Customer Service at 905-615-INFO (4636) or visit miway.ca/contactus.

 

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