Rolling Swiper Transition

Say hello to the CDTA Rolling Swiper.

Say Goodbye to Swipers and Hello to Navigator smart cards and mobile ticketing

December 31, 2017

Last day to purchase Swipers and magnetic-striped fare media (includes onboard purchase of Day Passes and Change Cards).

January 1, 2018

Customers will need to purchase fare products on a Navigator smartcard or the mobile ticket application.

Customers will no longer be able to purchase Day Passes or get Change Cards on the bus!

March 31, 2018

Last day CDTA will accept Swipers and magnetic-striped fare products for payment.

April 1, 2018

CDTA’s Navigator smart card and mobile ticketing system fully deployed.



Use the chart below to help select the best way to pay fare.

Before January 1, 2018

Starting on January 1, 2018

Cash on Bus

Exact Change Only

Day Pass


Pay As You Go

Pay $1.30 for each of your first 3 rides and ride free the rest of the day!

Never pay more than $3.90 per day!

3 Day Pass

10 Trip Pass

5-day Monthly Swiper


Frequent Rider

Enjoy unlimited rides for 31 consecutive days from the first use for just $65!

7-day Monthly Swiper


You can get a full fare Navigator card by using one of the following methods:

To get a Half Fare Navigator card, visit one of our Half Fare Navigator issue centers.