Riders Guide

Catching the Trolley

Wait for the Trolley at any signed stop or standing AFTER any intersection along the route. Wave at the Trolley so the driver knows you would like to board.  Plan on arriving to the stop 5 to 10 minutes early if possible. The Trolley operates on a flag stop system so you may board anywhere along the route.

Riding the Trolley

You must have the exact fare ready or a valid Interurban Trolley Pass (the Yellow Line Mishawaka/Elkhart Route also accepts Transpo Passes) to give to the driver when boarding the Trolley.

If you need to ride multiple trolleys in one day purchase a Day Pass from the driver for $2.00 when you board your first trolley. Make sure you tell the driver you would like to purchase a Day Pass before you put your money in. Free Transfers are no longer issued.

Getting off the Trolley

Pull the stop request cord by the windows to inform the driver to stop at the next available location. Once the Trolley is stopped, exit as quickly and safely as you can. Be sure to carry all personal belongings with you upon exiting the Trolley.



Regular fare is $1.00 per person for each one way trip. No Transfers Given. Children 4 and under are free when accompanied by a fare paying adult. Senior citizens and disabled persons may ride for half fare at all times. Passes and Goshen College IDs are also accepted for fares aboard the trolley. Day Passes can be purchased on board the trolley for $2.00

Full information on all Interurban Trolley Fares and Passes.


Bicyclists are encouraged to take advantage of bicycle racks that are located on the front or rear of every Trolley.  If the rack is full, you must wait for the next available Trolley as bicycles are not allowed inside the Trolley.  Before you board and when you are getting off the Trolley, let the driver know you will be using the bicycle rack.  To view a copy of the Interurban Trolley Bicycle Policy, click here.

Stroller Policy

To ensure the safety of children and other passengers on the Interurban Trolley,  specific guidelines are asked to be followed in terms of strollers on the trolleys. To view a copy of the Interurban Trolley Stroller Policy, click here.

Service Animal and Pet Policy

A service animal is defined as any guide dog, signal dog, or other animal individually trained to do work or perform tasks for a person with a disability. Small pets may board the Trolley, but must be in an enclosed pet carrier. To view a copy of the Service Animal and Pet Policy brochure, click here.


Anyone who wishes to use the Interurban Trolley Handi-Card must apply, be found eligible, and receive their card prior to recieving the discounted fare of 50 cents per ride at all times. For further information,  click here.

Title VI

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a Federal law that protects persons from discrimination based on their race, color, or national origin in activities and programs that receive Federal Funds. To view the Michiana Area Council of Governments Title VI nondiscrimination obligations click here.

Transit Watch

Transit Watch is a nationwide public awareness outreach campaign that encourages the active participation of transit passengers and employees in maintaining a safe transit environment. To view a copy of the Transit Watch brochure, click here.

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