Updated October 2017

Fact Sheet

StarTran is the only mass transit carrier in the City of Lincoln. StarTran is fully owned and operated by the City as a municipal service through the administration of the Lincoln Public Works & Utilities Department.

Equipment List

(All Accessible)

Full-Size Coaches

  • 2001 Gillig17
  • 2004 Gillig9
  • 2006 Gillig15
  • 2011 Gillig13
  • 2014 New Flyer13
  • Total67

HandiVans

  • 2010 Glaval11
  • 2012 Star Craft1
  • 2013 StarTrans1
  • Total13

Bus Routes

(All Accessible)

  • Regular Line Service14
  • Downtown Circulator1

Special Transportation Services Include: Handi-Van/Brokerage Service

Service Hours

  • Weekdays5:40 a.m. - 9:50 p.m.
  • Rte 22, 23, 24 & 25Weekdays 6:50 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. when UNL is in session
  • Saturdays6:40 a.m. - 7:35 p.m.
  • SundayNo Service

Employees - FTE 2016-2017

  • Bus Operators94.00
  • Maintenance19.00
  • Transit Supervisors8.00
  • Administrative12.50
  • Total133.50

Annual Ridership 2016-2017

  • Fixed Route2,313,717
  • Special Transportation Services65,028
  • Total2,378,745

Annual Revenue Miles Traveled 2016-2017

  • Fixed Route1,761,308
  • Special Transportation Services422,654
  • Total2,183,962

Funding Sources Budgeted 2016-2017

Operating

  • Federal$2,001,929
  • State$1,155,000
  • City$7,303,318
  • Users Fee$3,146,826

Annual Operating Budget 2016-2017

$13,607,073

Fare Structure 2016-2017

Fixed Route Service

  • Cash Fare$1.75
  • Child (4 & under)FREE
  • 31 Consecutive Day Pass$17
  • 31 Consecutive Day Low-Income Pass$8
  • 20 Ride Pass$33
  • Senior Saver/Go For Less Cash Fare (photo ID or Medicare card)$.85
  • Senior Saver/Go For Less 20-ride Pass (photo ID or Medicare card)$16
  • TransfersFREE
  • Star Shuttle/Downtown Zone$.25
  • Star Shuttle/Downtown Zone - Senior Saver/Go For Less$.10

Special Transportation Services

  • Handi-Van/Brokerage Cash Fare$3.50
  • 31 Consecutive Day Pass$34
  • 31 Consecutive Day Low-Income Pass$16
  • 20 Ride Pass$66

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