TTC fares rise, some tickets are worthless after March 1

Adam Vaughan —

As of Wednesday, January 1st, 2014, the cost of adult tokens will increase from $2.65 to $2.70 and the Metropass cost will rise from $128.50 to $133.75.  Cash fares will remain unchanged.

An extra 5 cents cash fare will be required when using 2013 TTC Senior/Student tickets until March 1, 2014.  After that date, 2013 Senior/Student tickets and Day Passes cannot be used.

Senior/Student tickets and Day Passes purchased prior to 2013 cannot be used at any time and will not be refunded.

Refunds for 2013 TTC Senior/Student tickets and Day Passes can be made at the following locations.

  • January 2 to December 31, 2014 at the TTC Head Office, 1900 Yonge Street (above the Davisville Subway Station) Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Extended hours, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. every Thursday and the first and last business day of each month. Closed on statutory holidays.
  • January 2 to February 28, 2014, Bloor-Yonge Station, Collector Booth (Bloor Street southside entrance) Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • February 3 to February 28, 2014, Kipling and Warden stations, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (excluding Family Day February 17, 2014)
  • By mail, starting January 2, 2014. TTC Accounts Payable, 1900 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M4S 1Z2. Please allow 6-8 weeks for refund.

For the new fare schedule, go to

In 2013, Toronto took 521-million rides on the rocket — and the commission welcomed its 29-billionth rider since its inception in 1921.
The TTC is expected to hit another milestone in 2014, with an anticipated 540-million riders.
The TTC has the third largest transit ridership in North America, after Mexico City and New York City.

Adam Vaughan is Councillor for Ward 20, Trinity-Spadina