Alternative Transportation Fee Waived Spring Quarter

The spring quarter Alternative Transportation Fee will not be charged to students. This means that students will not automatically have a student Whatcom Transit Authority (WTA) bus pass.

All WTA buses are temporarily fare free. When WTA does begin charging a fare again students’ Western ID cards will not work as a bus pass.

May 2020 is the earliest that WTA will begin charging a fare to ride the bus again. When WTA begins charging a fare again, students who want a bus pass for the remainder of spring quarter may purchase it directly from WTA. Use the following online resources to learn more and to purchase a bus pass:

More information is available on our page with more information about these changes.

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