Winter Quarter Alternative Transportation Fee Update

What’s going on with the Alternative Transportation Fee? 

  • During spring, summer, and fall quarters 2020 students were not charged the Alternative Transportation Fee
  • Winter 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? 

  • Sustaining access to WTA public transit for students in Bellingham 
  • 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) 

How can I learn more? 

  • Visit for more information 

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  


graphic of mandatory student fee reductions for winter 2021

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