Alternative Transportation Fee Waived Summer Quarter

The summer 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.

When WTA begins charging a fare again, students who want a bus pass during the summer may purchase it directly from WTA. WTA has not announced when they will begin charging a fare again. 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.