Youth Ride Free - K-12 Schools

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Youth Ride Free Pass

Thank you for your interest in OCTA’s Youth Ride Free promotional pass. The pass will be available from September 2021 to February 2022 and will allow youth ages 6 to 18 to ride OC Bus fixed-route buses for free.

With your help, we can make this transit opportunity available to as many students as possible.

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OCTA is working with schools to share information and assist with pass and form distribution.

To request Youth Ride Free passes, please email OCTA with your school's preferred point of contact. Passes and parental request forms will be provided to schools in early September. The parental request forms will be required for students to receive a free pass - see the program guide for more information.

It's Easy to Offer the Youth Ride Free

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Review the Youth Ride Free program guide

Program Guide
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Identify a point of contact and email your request for passes and forms

Email Your Request
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Share news about the program with parents; download our digital toolkit

Digital Toolkit
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Distribute passes to students; collect and store parental requests

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