Employee Bus Pass

Bus Pass Quick Links

FAll 2018 - We have a new bus pass system for your convenience!

Once you purchase a bus pass, your Western ID card will be activated so that it will also function as a bus pass.

If your ID card was printed after June 28, 2017, it can be used as a bus pass in the WTA fare boxes.

If your ID was printed before June 28, 2017, you will need to take 1 of 2 actions: (1) Bring your existing ID card to VC 25 to have it reformatted (the magnetic strip will be rewritten); if the magnetic strip is damaged (2) visit the Western Card office for a new ID card. Many employees reformatted their Western ID fall quarter. Once an ID is reformatted, it does not have to be reformatted again in subsequent quarters.

To purchase a bus pass use the Bus Pass Request Form

Paper forms are available in the Sustainable Transportation Office.

Cost to Employees

$23.00 per Quarter or $69.00 for the Academic Year (Fall/Winter/Spring)

Bus Pass Dates

Bus passes follow the academic schedule:

A bus pass may become valid for any quarter as early as the first day of Intersession preceding that quarter, with a bus pass charge for that quarter.

A bus pass for any quarter will remain active for 2 weeks into the next quarter, before becoming inactive without a bus pass charge for the next quarter.

Bus Pass Payment Options

Payroll Deduction

  • This pre-tax payment option is for permanent employees currently receiving a paycheck. Contact the Sustainable Transportation Office if you are not sure if you are eligible for this option.

Cash, Debit, Online Payment, or Credit (fee for payment with credit)

  • When your e-sign form is received, the charge will be added to your account.
  • Once you have been notified that your e-sign form has been approved, pay for your bus pass in the Student Business Office (Old Main 110) via cash, check or debit.
  • You may also pay online using CashNet. CashNet accepts payments made with credit or from a checking or savings account.