Discounted Bus Pass for UCSB Faculty & Staff

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