Amarillo City Transit (ACT) History
The City of Amarillo provides public transit services, operated by the Amarillo City Transit Department. Amarillo City Transit (ACT) services include fixed route transit and demand response paratransit. Local transit services for the City have been in operation since 1925. The City of Amarillo began operating the local bus system in 1966; prior to that time the system was privately owned.
Paratransit service, designated as “Spec-Trans” for persons with disabilities was initiated in July of 1987. Spec-Trans is reserved for persons who are unable to navigate an accessible fixed route bus and system.
ACT does not subcontract any part of the services that are provided. The major trip generators include the medical center, education facilities, shopping centers and state offices. ACT does not provide transportation services for any agencies or programs. This service is dedicated to certified clients only.
Fixed Route Fares
Please have the exact amount of change ready when boarding the bus. Drivers do not carry change.
- Adult $.75
- Children (ages 6-12) $.60
- Children under 6 with paying adult Free
- Student $.60 (Middle/High school with ACT I.D. card)
- Senior Citizens 65 and older $.35 (With Medicare and City Transit I.D. card Only)
- Medicare Card Holder $.35
- People with Disabilities $.35 (with ACT I.D. card)
Please note that children under six years old may ride any ACT vehicle only if a paying adult accompanies them.
If you need information on how to obtain any of the I.D. cards listed above, call the Transit Office at 378-3095 or TDD 372-6234. Prepaid bus tickets may be purchased at the Amarillo City Transit Office located at 801 SE 23rd Avenue between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or between the same hours on the first floor at the Cashier at Amarillo City Hall located at 509 SE 7th Avenue.
Tickets are non-refundable. Please have the correct amount of money necessary to make your purchases, as we do not keep change in the office.
Tickets may also be purchased by mailing a check or money order to:
Amarillo City Transit
P.O. Box 1971
Amarillo, TX 79105-1971
Limited English Proficiency
Amarillo City Transit has a limited English Proficiency Plan where Amarillo City Transits information in other languages is made available at no cost. Should you desire information, you may contact Amarillo City Transit at (806) 378-3095.