With the summer of 2015 winding down and school about to begin for another year, there are some things students need to know when riding the TTC:
> Students 13-15 no longer have to show TTC-issued photo ID. Those 16-19 may be asked to present school-issued or government-issued photo ID as proof of age. Children 12 and under ride free.
> Students can ride the TTC with the following fares:
- $2 cash fare.
- Senior/Student ticket sold at a discounted rate of five for $9.75.
- Senior/Student Metropass, which provides unlimited travel for $112.
> Post-secondary students enrolled full-time at an accredited institution in Toronto are eligible for the Post-Secondary Metropass, which provides unlimited travel for $112. Post-Secondary students must carry the TTC Post-Secondary photo ID when using the Post-Secondary Metropass.
- These photo IDs are available for purchase at the TTC’s Photo ID Centre at Sherbourne Station at a cost of $5.25.The TTC will also hold photo ID sessions at many colleges and universities in the coming weeks for $7.
The TTC Trip Planner, available at ttc.ca, provides the easiest and fastest route to and from your destination. For up-to-the-minute service advisories, students can sign up for TTC e-Services or follow @TTCnotices on Twitter.
The TTC asks all customers travelling on the TTC to remove their backpacks and carry them in their hands when riding, or place them on their lap or on the floor in front of them as a courtesy to fellow customers.
The TTC wishes everyone a safe and happy start to the new school year.