LBT GoPass Program
For K-12 and Long Beach City College Students
Students, it’s Go Time.
Do your thing and don’t worry about paying fare with the GoPass TAP Card for K-12 and community college students. Learn about the pass, find your school, and start riding LBT buses and other transit systems.
Step 1: How to get your pass
GoPass TAP Cards are available to K-12 and Long Beach Community College students. See how you can get your card below.
Step 2: How to Register
Once you get your pass, register your pass.
You can use your card within a few hours of registering.
Your card needs to be activated by tapping it on a TAP validator within 30 days.
Step 3: How to Ride
Once you’ve registered your pass, learn how to ride on our Student Basics page.
Whether it’s your first time riding or you’re a seasoned bus pro, learn all you need to know about how to board, behave and enjoy your journey.
Participating K-12 Schools
LBUSD and LAUSD schools are now participating in the GoPass TAP Card program. To see if your school qualifies visit the Metro GoPass page, and then you must contact your school’s main office. The new GoPass will replace your Student TAP Card once it expires.
High school students, we’ve provided a custom map with routes and stops for your school below, as well as links to your school’s website. Contact your office today and get your GoPass Tap Card!
LBUSD High Schools
Beach High School
Browning High School
Cabrillo High School
Jordan High School
Lakewood High School
McBride High School
Millikan High School
Poly High School
Reid High School
Renaissance High School
Click here to visit School website (opens in new tab)
Renaissance High School Bus Routes
Renaissance High School Bus Map
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Other participating schools in the area:
- We the People Charter High School
- Long Beach Conservation Corps
- Intellectual Virtues Academy
- Paramount Unified School District
- Los Angeles Unified School District
- Cerritos College
Long Beach Transit, in partnership with the City of Carson, has expanded its services to serve Carson. For more information, view Carson routes here.
There are other participating K-12 schools that qualify for the GoPass Tap Card. To see if your school qualifies, visit the Metro GoPass page.
Long Beach City College
The GoPass TAP Card is your connection between campuses, and your pass to get to work, home and beyond.
To get your GoPass mailed to you, log into your Viking Portal and follow these instructions:
- Click the Viking Student Systems tab
- Click Student Services, and under “My Participation Agreements” submit the GoPass Transportation Agreement.
GoPasses will be sent by mail and delivered to your address listed in your Viking Portal within 10-14 days after submission of your agreement.
GoPass Activation Dates:
- Fall 2023: August 15, 2022 – February 20, 2023
- Winter 2023: January 3, 2023 – February 20, 2023
Other Agencies Involved in the GoPass Program
LBT’s major routes connect you to other local, sub-regional and regional transit systems such as Metro and Torrance.
To see all agencies involved in the GoPass program, visit the Metro page.
All customers must follow LBT’s Code of Conduct and ensure you don’t allow others to use your card. Please review the Book of Bus Behaviors before you ride.
Take a photo of your GoPass TAP Card.
If your card is lost or stolen, contact your school administration for a replacement and visit tagtogo.net/fareless to activate your new card. Your original GoPass TAP Card will be deactivated.
Please note: TAP cards, including the GoPass TAP card, are not accepted for LBT water taxis.
Your GoPass is for you only. If someone else uses your card, it will be revoked.
Students are subject to school rules when riding public transportation to and from school. For student participants under 13 years of age, verified consent from a parent/guardian is required.