Free transportation is offered to qualifying low-income students.
To receive a Fee Waiver for Free transportation you must meet the eligibility guidelines below. Apply for fee waiver when reserving the bus pass. Bring all documents for proof of income to the Transportation Department for approval of Fee Waiver.
- Income Guidelines for FREE Transportation Effective July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020
Household Size Annual Monthly Twice Per Month Every Two Weeks Weekly 1 $ 16,237 $ 1,354 $ 677 $ 625 $ 313 2 $ 21,983 $ 1,832 $ 916 $ 846 $ 423 3 $ 27,729 $ 2,311 $ 1,156 $ 1,067 $ 534 4 $ 33,475 $ 2,790 $ 1,395 $ 1,288 $ 644 5 $ 39,221 $ 3,269 $ 1,635 $ 1,509 $ 755 6 $ 44,967 $ 3,748 $ 1,874 $ 1,730 $ 865 7 $ 50,713 $ 4,227 $ 2,114 $ 1,951 $ 976 8 $ 56,459 $ 4,705 $ 2,353 $ 2,172 $ 1,086 For each additional family member, add: $ 5,746 $ 479 $ 240 $ 221 $ 111
Household earnings of these amounts or less, qualify for FREE transportation.
Proof of earnings required. Examples of type of documents needed to verify income are:
- Copy of AFDC warrant or Letter from the welfare office stating that you now receive (AFDC)
- Current paycheck stub or Letter from employer stating gross wages paid and how often they are paid
- Social security retirement benefit letter or Statement of benefits received or Pension award notice
- Copy of the unemployment/disability/workmen’s’ compensation award letter
- Check stub (WELFARE PAYMENTS) or Benefit letter from welfare agency (CHILD)
- Court decree, agreement, or copies of checks received
- Business or farming documents, such as ledger books
- Last quarterly tax estimate and last year’s tax return (NO INCOME)
- If not working and have no documents described above; a letter stating how you provide for a living must be submitted.
- The new income calculations are based on annual figures and the following formulas: Monthly = annual income divided by 12; Twice Per Month = annual income divided by 24; Every Two Weeks = annual income divided by 26; and Weekly = annual income divided by 52. All dollar amounts are rounded up to the next whole dollar. (Source: