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Residents must apply to participate in Collin County Transit. Once approved, eligible users can request a debit card and load funds for taxi service. The cost to the user is matched 3 to 1 with a limit of $600 per month per user. For example, users can purchase $600 of taxi service for $150, or they can purchase $100 of taxi service for $25. The dollar amount issued is subject to state and local funding availability.
The program is provided by the Denton County Transportation Authority and is administered by the McKinney Urban Transit District and the City of McKinney.
The policies established by the McKinney Urban Transit District (MUTD) Board provide transit services for seniors 65 years and over, individuals with disabilities and low-income individuals.
The McKinney Urban Transit District (MUTD) consists of representatives from the cities of McKinney, Celina, Lowry Crossing, Melissa, Princeton and Prosper. All MUTD meetings are subject to the Open Meetings Act. The city televises MUTD meetings on its live feed, which can be viewed on Spectrum Cable, Ch. 16 and AT&T U-Verse, Ch. 99, or streamed online.
Collin County Transit is funded by two major sources: the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) and the Federal Transit Administration.
Uber and Lyft operate in McKinney.