Take advantage of the Phenix City Express’ (PEX) convenient bus schedule and routes.
PEX operates a fixed route and paratransit service within the city limits of Phenix City. However, the PEX Fixed Route travels into Columbus, GA to drop passengers off at a METRA stop to allow riders to transfer to a METRA bus. PEX also offers a paratransit service into Columbus, GA for medical visits only.
It’s an easy, inexpensive and convenient way to travel. PEX is for anyone who needs transportation, wants to protect the environment, or wants to save money on gasoline costs. Whether you are traveling to work, to school, or to shopping areas across town, PEX will get you where you want to go!
PEX SERVICE HOURS
8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Monday thru Friday
PEX FIXED ROUTE FARES
Drivers do not make change. You must have correct change for each fare listed above. Farecards can be bought from the bus driver.
PEX PARATRANSIT FARES
$2.00 one way – Inside the city limits of Phenix City and
inside the city limits of Columbus for medical visits only
****Must be certified by a physician to ride the paratransit.****
HOLIDAYS PEX TRANSIT WILL NOT OPERATE:
New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King Day
Friday after Thanksgiving
IFYOU WILL BE HAVING ANY CHILDREN RIDING WITH YOU, YOU MUST PROVIDE A CAR SEAT IN ORDER TO RIDE.
20 lbs or less - Rear facing car seat
20lbs-40lbs - Front facing car seat
Booster seats are required until the child is six years of age
For questions or to request transit forms, please call 334-749-9092 or 1-877-743-3739 (1-877-Ride-PEX)
PEX Fixed Routes - This interactive map shows the Phenix City Express' (PEX) convienent bus routes and stops.
The black route and stops represent the PEX Northside Fixed Route and the red route and stops represent the PEX Southside Fixed Route.
Click on any bus icon to see where and when the buses will pick up passengers.
Use the Zoom in and out feature to see exact locations of the route and/or stops.
The Central Activies Center (North and South Route Stop #1) is the transfer stop between the Northside and Southside Fixed Routes.
The 2nd Avenue stop (South Route Stop #24) is the transfer between PEX and the Columbus Metro.
Public Notice and Proposed Program of Projects for FY-2017
The Lee-Russell Council of Governments/Phenix City Express is applying to the Alabama Department of Transportation for a grant to provide (Operational/Capital) assistance grant under 49 U.S.C. Section 5307 of the Federal Transit Laws, as codified. The grant will provide financial assistance for public transportation service for the residents of Phenix City during FY 2017.
The Funds will be used as federal assistance for:
Federal Share Total
Operating $154,809 $309,619
Preventative Maintenance $127,896 $159,870
The total program of project cost is $469,489. Projects are funded at fifty/fifty (50/50) operating and eighty/twenty (80/20) capital. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) share for the total program of projects is $287,705. The remaining funds will be provided by the Lee-Russell Council of Governments.
Copies of the detailed service description, proposed changes, and project budget may be obtained at the transit system office, 2207 Gateway Drive, Opelika, AL between 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m CST.
A public hearing will be held on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. CST in the Conference Room at the Lee-Russell Council of Governments for public comment. This notice shall constitute the final program of projects for the Lee-Russell Council of Governments/Phenix City Express unless the scope of the project changes as a result of input gathered during the public hearing.
If there are questions or comments or if information is needed in another language or alternative formats, contact:
Mike Cannon, Transit Director
Lee-Russell Public Transit/Phenix City Express
Lee-Russell Council of Governments firstname.lastname@example.org
334-749-5264 Ext 239
Phenix City Express does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, or national origin.
Lee-Russell Council of Governments
2207 Gateway Drive Opelika, AL 36801-6834
Phone: (334) 749-5264 Fax: (334) 749-6582