DDOT's shall operate the District of Columbia School Transit Subsidy Program, which provides reduced fares for District students who use Metrobus, Metrorail, or the Circulator to travel to and from school. (DDOT Establishment Act, D.C. Code § 50-921.04).
Procedures & Services
The School Transit Subsidy Program provides all District students with access to the Circulator and discounted transit passes to use Metrobus and Metrorail to get to and from school and associated educational activities.
In order for any District student to qualify for the School Transit Subsidy Program they must meet all four qualifications:
As of January 2014, students must obtain and activate a DC One Card, which is available through:
The DC One Card, which contains a SmarTrip chip, can be used to purchase store discounted WMATA student pass products, such as a monthly rail/bus pass.
DC Student Guide to the School Transit Subsidy Program
Kids Ride Free on Bus Program (Flyer) (FAQ)
How To Use a Student DC One Card for the School Transit Subsidy Program
District of Columbia Public School Students
Charter School Students
Private School Students
Design Standards & Specifications
Transportation Plans & Studies