ETS customers 65 years of age or older are eligible to pay a reduced rate for ETS fare products. However the regular cash fare rate applies to all customers regardless of age. Regular cash fare is required unless ETS fare product is used (Senior Ticket, Senior Monthly Pass or Annual Pass, or a Day Pass).
Current Fares. Please see the Fares Pricing List for the current cost of fare products.
ETS Senior monthly passes and tickets are available at all regular ETS sales outlets in the city, including the ETS Customer Service Centre. Senior passes and tickets can also be purchased through the ETS online store. Fare product is mailed directly to your home.
Tickets are discounted when purchased in strips of ten and can be purchased at any ETS Fare Outlet or Ticket Vending Machine.
NOTE: Youth and Seniors are offered the same discount on tickets. Youth/Senior tickets are only valid for use by patrons 17 years or under, or 65 years and over. Proof of age may be required by transit staff when using a Youth/Senior ticket.
Senior Monthly Pass
Senior Monthly passes are sold at all ETS Fare Outlets, and are valid for one month of travel on regular service. Proof of age must be presented to transit staff upon request, by any person using a Senior Monthly Pass.
Senior Annual Pass
- Residents of Edmonton, 65 years of age and older qualify for a Senior Annual Pass. Annual passes are non-transferable.
- Passes can be used for unlimited travel on all Edmonton Transit buses and the LRT, but are NOT accepted on DATS (Disabled Adults Transit Service) service.
- The Senior Annual Pass can be purchased at the ETS Customer Service Centre.
- Senior Annual Passes are valid from time of purchase until March 31 of the following year
Low Income Annual Pass
Seniors in receipt of the Federal Government Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) are eligible to purchase a low income annual pass. Proof of receipt of this benefit is required in order to get the low income annual pass.
A senior low-income annual pass is available if your taxable income is less than $16,500 for a single person or $25,000 for a married couple. To qualify, you must have either qualified in the previous year or you must provide proof of income or be in receipt of the Federal Government Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) benefit and provide with your application form.
Please provide a copy of one of the following:
- T4AOAS Box 21 Net Supplement Paid
- Notice of Assessment 2009 or 2010. This must include name and address and net income as shown on Line 260.
Low income pass holder renewals do not need to provide income again.
First Time Applicants
First time applicants must apply in person at the ETS Customer Service Centre. You must bring the following information with you when applying for a Senior Annual Pass:
- Proof of age (65 years of age or older)
- Proof of residency (ID, mail showing that you live in Edmonton)
Renew Senior Annual Pass by Mail
Previous applicants who have purchased a Senior Annual Pass will receive an application form in the mail reminding them to renew their annual pass. Application forms are sent out near the end of February. These applications should be returned to ETS in the postage-paid envelope provided, along with a cheque or money order made payable to the City of Edmonton.
Your new annual pass will be sent within one to two weeks of the application being received and will be valid until March 31 of the following year. If you have moved or did not receive your renewal pass, you can still renew your pass by mail.
Along with cheque or money order made payable to the city of Edmonton, you must provide the following information when renewing your Senior Annual Pass:
- Full name
- Phone number
- Number of your last years senior annual pass
Mail your payment and information to:
ETS Senior Pass Program
Suite 500, Scotia Place, Tower 1, 10060 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton AB, T5J 3R8
If you have mobility issues or are unable to come in person to ETS Customer Service Centre, you can send a representative on your behalf. Your representative must provide a consent letter in order to have the pass issued.
If you are in need of assistance or simply have questions, please call the Senior Pass Program office.
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