College Students

Santa Rosa Junior College students can ride the bus for free on Sonoma County Transit, Santa Rosa CityBus, and Petaluma Transit, by showing their current student ID.

Sonoma State University can ride the bus for free on Sonoma County Transit with their current student ID.

Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) has a list of Eco-Friendly Transit options to reduce your carbon footprint.

Emergency Ride Home

The Emergency Ride Home program will reimburse rides home in cases of emergency for Sonoma County college and university students who use an alternative transportation option, such as carpooling, vanpooling, public transit, bicycling, or walking to get to school.


All passengers ages 18 and under can now use Sonoma County Transit, Santa Rosa CityBus, and Petaluma Transit fare-free! Use local transit for trips to school, visit friends, go shoppingyou decide!

This new program is funded by Sonoma County’s Climate Resilience program through June 2025.


Other Resources


Explore the fares and payment options for youth with other local transit operators: Golden Gate Transit | SMART.

Youth Clipper Card is available with age verification.

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The Sonoma County Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program encourages walking and bicycling where it is safe and can provide guidance and resources to interested schools who wish to start an SRTS program. SRTS promotes increasing the health and safety of its students, while also improving air quality and reducing greenhouse gases

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