Summer Quarter Alternative Transportation Fee Update

What’s going on with the Alternative Transportation Fee? 

  • Beginning in March 2020, WTA buses stopped charging a fare. On July 1, 2021 WTA will begin charging a fare again.
  • During spring, summer, and fall quarters 2020 students were not charged the Alternative Transportation Fee
  • Winter, spring, and summer quarters 2021 a fee of $3 was assessed on students taking 6 or more credits, which was an 89.5% reduction in the fee

What is the $3 Alternative Transportation Fee paying for? 

  • A WTA bus pass for WWU students who are enrolled in classes summer quarter 2021 
  • Preserving the student bus pass program for the return to campus
  • Covering ongoing expenses of the Student Transportation Program 
  • Revamping the Student Late Night Shuttle Program 
  • Developing great programs for the campus community (Food for Fines and WWU Moves) 

Want to get involved?

  • Apply to be on the AS Alternative Transportation Fee Committee to influence how the Alternative Transportation Fee is used
  • Apply to be on the AS Transportation Advisory Committee to be a voice in campus transportation planning and decision-making