ACC addresses transportation challenges for students with free unlimited Capital Metro rides

Ride Free Bus and Rail. Activate your free Fall 2023 pass.

For the fifth year in a row, Austin Community College District (ACC) offers FREE rides for eligible ACC students, full- and part-time, and all ACC employees. 

The ACC Board of Trustees approved a one-year contract extension with Capital Metro for the Green Pass during its regular meeting on Monday, August 21. As part of the ACC and Capital Metro agreement, the college pays an annual fee of about $478,000. 

The CapMetro Green Pass offers limitless rides across the Capital Metro transit network, including:

  • Capital Metro Fixed Route Service, 
  • Express Bus Service, 
  • MetroAccess, 
  • MetroRail services, 
  • and their new on-demand transit service, Pickup. 

Top Perks of Digital Green Pass

  1. It turns your smartphone into a pass.
  2. It doesn’t lose value with frequent use.
  3. It’s difficult to lose; you always have it with you.
  4. You don’t have to carry a physical pass.
  5. You don’t have to go to ACC in person to pick it up.
  6. It’s in the CapMetro app, with features like convenient trip planning, departure times, and other important information.

ACC students and employees may request a Green Pass online at the ACC Transportation website. 
For more information, visit the ACC’s Green Pass webpage.

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