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Ride for Free For a Year

Expected fare (after initial 12-month free period): $1.00

All rides will be free for the first year thanks to Potawatomi Hotel & Casino! Just hop on and hop off to connect with jobs, entertainment, dining and more!

After the first year of operation, passengers will purchase tickets off-vehicle as there are no fareboxes on board. Fare inspectors will make random checks of all passengers throughout the day to make sure they have valid streetcar passes.

Hours of Hoperation

The Hop will be operating on its ongoing schedule:

Monday through Friday

5 AM to 12 AM


7AM to 12 AM


7 AM to 10 PM

Vehicles will generally arrive every 15 minutes, however during periods of heavy traffic or increased ridership the wait times may be slightly longer.


The Hop is accessible to persons of all abilities.

The passenger doors are extra wide and the floor of the streetcar is level with the curb at the stations, allowing easy access for wheeled vehicles such wheelchairs, scooters, personal shopping carts, bicycles, strollers and rolling luggage. Those with these types of wheeled vehicles are advised to use the center doors for boarding. There is no need for a ramp. On board, the streetcars have level floor areas with substantial standing areas that can be used by wheelchairs. Wheelchairs and other mobility devices don’t need to be secured on the streetcar, but please use the designated area and set your brake.

People using wheelchairs and other mobility devices should cross the tracks at a right angle as wheels can get caught in the tracks.

The vehicles feature audio announcements and visual aids such as Braille and designated seating for individuals with disabilities.

Service animals are permitted if they are specially trained to perform work or a task because of the owner’s disability. For the safety and comfort of other passengers, please leave all other animals and pets at home.

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