Specialty Passes - Youth Ride Free Pass

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Tis the Season with the Youth Ride Free pass

Youth Ride Free Pass

This season, kids can catch a free ride to their job, shopping, practice or school on OC Bus with the Youth Ride Free pass. It’s great for them and easier on you.

Good through February 28, 2022, this free pass for kids ages to 6 to 18 will allow them to get to all their important destinations on our safe, clean reliable buses.

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Partnering for Success

To ensure the greatest number of youth benefit from free access to public transportation for school, work and leisure, OCTA is partnering with K-12 schools and parents to deliver the Youth Ride Free program. Passes will be available only with a parental request form. See sections below for more information.

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K-12 Schools

We’ve made it easy for schools to communicate the program and distribute free passes to your students.

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If your child’s school is not distributing the Youth Ride Free pass, you may request a pass here.

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OC Bus offers service on more than 50 routes with over 5,000 bus stops. OC Bus provides clean, reliable, and convenient service throughout Orange County. Learn how to plan your ride.

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      An Equitable Way to Re-Engage

      Economic Recovery
      The Youth Ride Free Pass supports the economic recovery of Orange County and helps mitigate the financial impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic on low income and diverse populations by allowing youth from all over Orange County to equitably re-engage with all Orange County has to offer.

      Grant Funds Offer Many Benefits
      The promotion is grant-funded by California Climate Investments, a statewide initiative that puts billions of Cap-and-Trade dollars to work reducing greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening the economy, and improving public health and the environment — particularly in disadvantaged communities.

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