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Discounts

Many riders on Foothill Transit are eligible for reduced rates. Check below to see if you qualify for a discount.

K-12 STUDENT DISCOUNT >>

31-Day Pass
K-12 Student Local $36.00
K-12 Student Silver Streak $75.00

Who’s eligible:
All kindergarten through 12th grade students.

How to get it:
Qualified applicants may submit applications for the K-12 student discounted pass at any time during the school year. The student ID card will expire following the students 8th or 12th grade graduation. K-12 students must be enrolled in an accredited elementary, junior high, or high school in Foothill Transit’s service area.

Customers who qualify for reduced fare because of enrollment in a special ed program will need to submit their reduced fare application to the Metro Reduced Fare Office for approval.

Applicants must provide one of the following documents listed below.

COLLEGE STUDENT DISCOUNT >>

Unlimited Ride Pass
Mt. San Antonio College Class Pass
Good for unlimited rides on all Foothill Transit Local and Silver Streak buses
FREE with paid tuition and fees
University of La Verne Class Pass
Good for unlimited rides on all Foothill Transit Local and Silver Streak buses
FREE with paid tuition and fees
Citrus College Class Pass
Good for unlimited rides on all Foothill Transit Local and Silver Streak buses
FREE with paid tuition and fees
Pasadena City College U-Pass
Good for unlimited rides on all Foothill Transit Local and Silver Streak buses
Visit pasadena.edu for more information
Rio Hondo Community College GO RIO
Good for unlimited rides on all Foothill Transit Local and Silver Streak buses
Visit riohondo.edu for more information.
All other area colleges 31-Day Pass
College Student Local $36.00
College Student Silver Streak $75.00

Who’s eligible:
All full-time students attending a college or vocational school in Foothill Transit’s service area.

How to get it:
If you attend one of the following schools, click below to learn more about your school’s program:
Mt. San Antonio College
University of La Verne
Citrus College
Pasadena City College
Rio Hondo Community College

Otherwise, bring your student ID, a copy of your current registration fee receipt and proof of full-time status for the current or upcoming term (a minimum of 12 units/hours per week for three consecutive months for undergraduate students or 3 to 4 units/hours per week for graduate students) into a Foothill Transit Store to get a special Photo ID TAP card.

Note that if you’re enrolled in special summer or winter programs that meet less than 3 months or 12 units/hours, you still qualify if you met all the requirements during your previous school term. That includes high school registration if you’re entering college for the first time. In such cases, both the spring and summer or fall and winter enrollment documents must be submitted with your application.

For a complete run-down of eligibility for a college discount, read the instructions that accompany our application.

SENIOR DISCOUNT >>

Cash TAP card NEW Day Pass* 31-Day Pass EZ Transit***
Senior Local $0.75 $0.50 $2.50 $25.00 $42.00
Senior Silver Streak $1.25 $1.15 $52.00 $70.50
Senior Transfers**
Please ask for a transfer before you pay your fare.
$0.25 $0.25 FREE FREE

*The day pass is valid on the day of activation through 3 a.m. the following morning and is accepted on local lines and the Silver Streak.
**Foothill Transit to Foothill Transit transfers are no longer available. Transfers to other partner agencies are still provided.
***If you travel between different transit systems, in the Los Angeles County, then this is the pass for you. The EZ transit pass is good for travel on 26 different transit agencies in L.A. County, including us! EZ transit passes are monthly passes. They are available to purchase at our Transit Stores beginning the 25th of the previous month through the 10th of the current month. Example: November EZ transit passes are available from October 25 through November 10.
Who’s eligible:
All customers ages 62 and older.
How to get it:
Bring your government-issued photo ID or Medicare card to a Foothill Transit Store to get a special Photo ID TAP card.

DISABLED/MEDICARE DISCOUNT >>

Cash TAP card NEW Day Pass* 31-Day Pass EZ Transit***
Disabled/Medicare Local $0.75 $0.50 $2.50 $25.00 $42.00
Disabled/Medicare Silver Streak $1.25 $1.15 $52.00 $70.50
Disabled/Medicare Transfers**
Please ask for a transfer before you pay your fare.
$0.25 $0.25 FREE FREE

*The day pass is valid on the day of activation through 3 a.m. the following morning and is accepted on local lines and the Silver Streak.
**Foothill Transit to Foothill Transit transfers are no longer available. Transfers to other partner agencies are still provided.
***If you travel between different transit systems, in the Los Angeles County, then this is the pass for you. The EZ transit pass is good for travel on 26 different transit agencies in L.A. County, including us! EZ transit passes are monthly passes. They are available to purchase at our Transit Stores beginning the 25th of the previous month through the 10th of the current month. Example: November EZ transit passes are available from October 25 through November 10.
Who’s eligible:
Any passengers with disabilities who have a LACTOA identification card (find the application here) or Medicare card.

How to get it:
Bring your LACTOA identification card or Medicare card, and your government issued photo ID to a Foothill Transit Store to get a special Photo ID TAP card.

Please note that Foothill Transit is no longer authorized to process reduced fare applications for medical conditions certified by a professional. Instead, you’ll need to submit a reduced fare application to the Metro Reduced Fare Office for approval.