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SamTrans Bus Passes

The San Mateo County Office of Education, in partnership with SamTrans, announced the launch of a six-month pilot program offering free unlimited youth bus passes to eligible families.

Eligible students are invited to pick up their free bus pass from their school site Family Engagement Coordinator. San Mateo High School Students can pick up their bus pass from Principal Shiu in the main office.


  • The Youth bus pass is good from January 1 - June 30, 2022
  • The bus pass is not transferable
  • A survey will be sent in March to families who received bus passes to gauge the effectiveness of the pilot program
  • The bus passes are valid on all SamTrans bus service routes
  • Please note: The bus passes are only for students whose families received an email from SMUHSD in January.  

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