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Bus Pass Fees

Bus pass fees are changing. On April 28, 2020, the Board of Trustees voted to increase transportation fees for some families. 

To find out how much your family will pay for bus fees, see the fee sheet.

For more information about bus pass fees, contact Student Transportation at 780-429-8585 or speak to your principal or administrative staff at your school. 

REFUNDS FOR DECEMBER ETS BUS PASSES

Starting December 1, Grade to 7 to 12 students who are learning in person will move to online learning temporarily. If you have paid for and received a December 2020 ETS pass, please return the physical bus pass to your school to receive a refund. Bus passes must be returned to your school by Friday, December 4
 
Although classes are shifting online for Grades 7 to 12, school offices will remain open until winter break, which is December 21–January 1. Visitors should contact the school to make an appointment and follow all safety measures.
 
Grade 7 to 12 students who have received a yellow bus pass, and who wish to receive a refund for December, should return the pass to the school if possible. 

BUYING A BUS PASS

You can buy yellow bus passes and subsidized Edmonton Transit Service (ETS) passes at your child's school each month.

Students who are required to pay a fee for their bus pass must pay the full cost if: 

  • they don’t ride the bus every day
  • they buy the pass mid-month

Yellow bus passes are also valid for use on ETS buses and LRT up to six boardings each month.

REPLACING A BUS PASS

A replacement yellow bus pass can be purchased at your child’s school office.

Learn about replacing an ETS bus pass

CARRYING A BUS PASS EACH DAY

Students will be asked to show a valid yellow or ETS bus pass to the driver before getting on the bus.  Please fill in the back of your child’s pass completely and legibly. In the event of an emergency, this information may be used to identify your child’s school and contact person.

FORGETTING A BUS PASS

If a student forgets a yellow bus pass:

  • the driver will allow them on the bus during morning pick up
  • the principal can instruct the driver to allow the student on the bus for end of day drop off

Principals may choose to suspend the transportation privileges of students who consistently fail to show a bus pass.

If a student forgets an ETS bus pass the city bus driver may not allow them to ride.