Starting March 2nd, students in East Contra Costa County will be eligible for a FREE 20-ride Tri Delta Bus Pass through 511 Contra Costa’s SchoolPool program.
The goal of this program is to encourage students to use public transportation instead of driving (or riding) in personal vehicles to school. Online applications will be accepted starting March 2 at www.schoolpool.org/bus.
SchoolPool: Free Bus Passes for Students
Starting March 2, parents with students in grades 6-12 who attend school in Antioch, Bay Point, Brentwood, Oakley, or Pittsburg, may apply for a FREE 20-ride Tri Delta bus pass by visiting schoolpool.org/bus.
SchoolPool is provided by 511 Contra Costa with funding from the Contra Costa Transportation Authority and BAAQMD.
1. What is SchoolPool?
SchoolPool is a program that encourages students in grades 6-12 to use public transit instead of a car to get to and from school. The Spring 2020 East Contra Costa County SchoolPool program offers complimentary introductory Tri Delta Transit bus passes for up to three (3) students per household.
2. Eligibility Requirements:
If your child is 19 years of age or younger and attends a K-12 school in the following communities, you are eligible to apply: Antioch, Bay Point, Brentwood, Byron, Discovery Bay, Knightsen, Oakley, and Pittsburg.
A parent or guardian must complete the application, pledge that their student will ride the bus to and from school instead of being driven by the parent/guardian, and agree to complete a follow-up survey to assess the effectiveness of the SchoolPool Program.
3. Program Rules:
Complimentary bus passes are available for up to three (3) students per household, while supplies last. Each eligible student will receive a bus pass good for 20 rides on Tri Delta Transit. Bus passes will be mailed to the home address provided on the application within 1-2 weeks of approval. Lost, stolen or damaged bus passes will not be replaced. Falsifying information on the application will disqualify you from SchoolPool and all other 511Contra Costa programs. SchoolPool and 511 Contra Costa reserve the right to make changes to program eligibility requirements and program rules at any time without prior notification.
Application period: March 2-31, 2020
For questions about the Spring 2020 East County SchoolPool program, contact 925-969-0841 Ext. 1004 or [email protected].
SchoolPool is brought to you by 511 Contra Costa and is funded by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority.