General Information

Discounted unlimited 30-day MTD bus passes are available to faculty, staff and post-docs who primarily use alternative transportation, do not own a parking permit (or share a carpool permit), are on the UCSB payroll as Faculty or Staff paid at least 30% time and at least 4 months into the future, and sign up for payroll deduction. The Transportation Alternatives Program shares the cost of the pass.


Your cost for a discounted bus pass if paid by pretax payroll deduction is:

  • Adult, $31.00 per month
  • Persons with a Disabilities (Mobility) Pass, $10.00 per month
  • Persons with a Medicare card, $10.00 per month
  • Seniors (age 62 & over), $10.00 per month


To apply, sign up for the Transportation Alternatives Program.

More Information

For more information about discounted bus passes, please call the Transportation Alternatives Program at (805) 893-5475 or send an e-mail to