There’s book smart. 

And then there’s ride smart. 

Campus parking lots. Rideshare costs. Parent drop-off zones. Getting to and from school can be more frustrating than an 8 a.m. pop quiz. Long Beach Transit has your back, students. Here’s how riding with LBT can put you on the transportation honor roll.

You’re on campus all day. Why should your car be too? Forget about parking passes and lot-circling anxiety and take LBT instead. Think of all you can do on the bus that you can’t do in a car – like study, socialize with friends and catch up on sleep (or that show).

Check out the LBT U-Pass with unlimited rides on all Long Beach Transit buses to students who are currently enrolled. Please see the CSULB Sustainable Transportation page for more information.

Are you a returning CSULB student?

Those who participated in this program in the previous semester may purchase the LBT pass online via the CSULB parking portal during the weeks preceding the following semester and several weeks after the start of the semester. First-time participants of the LBT program must purchase their passes at the Cashiers window where TAP sticker will be programmed and affixed to your campus ID.

After obtaining the LBT pass, be sure to utilize it within 25 days to avoid service interruption.

We know class work isn’t your only work. Zipping from campus to your job and back again is more efficient and cost-effective when you don’t have to worry about parking or filling up your tank. Whether Long Beach or Dominguez Hills, make the most out of your commute with LBT.

Cost: $1.25 per ride. Full-time students can also buy a Student TAP Card for $40.

How: To get your student TAP Card, please bring the following items to the Transit Visitor and Information Center on 1st & Pine Ave:

This isn’t a big yellow school bus. This is independence. LBT gives students a better way to get to campus and gives parents peace of mind. Getting your kids to school in the morning shouldn’t feel like a full-time job – at LBT, we’ll take them on and get them there safely.

Cost: $1.25 per ride. Student TAP Cards are available for K-12 students for $40.

How: To get your Temporary Student TAP Card, please bring the following items to the Transit Visitor and Information Center on 1st & Pine Ave:

LBT may provide additional services to routes serving area high schools during peak travel times. For more information, please visit our High School Trippers page.

Already at your stop?

Text LBT and your stop number to 41411 for real-time bus arrival updates.

Be sure to include a space between LBT and your stop number.

Example: LBT 121