The cTran Youth Opportunity Pass is available to all middle school and high school students who are enrolled in Vancouver, Evergreen, Battle Ground, Camas and Washougal school districts, the Washington State School for the Blind, the Washington School for the Deaf and the Next Success program.

Valued at over $500, the Youth Opportunity Pass is absolutely free to any middle or high school student in VPS; no restrictions apply! There’s even a travel training center to help students learn how to ride with a real person to connect with to help you understand the ins-and-outs of riding the bus! The pass offers all participating students unlimited access to C-TRAN Local service through the summer of 2022.  The Youth Opportunity Pass (YOP) does not offer access to any Regional or Express service that crosses into Portland, or paratransit service. It is not valid on TriMet or the Portland Streetcar.

To get your Youth Opportunity Pass:

  1. Download the consent form or pick one up from your Family Community Resource Center contact
  2. Have guardian and student sign the form
  3. Email Tracey.Scharmann@vansd.org for a same-week appointment to get your pass
  4. Bring your VPS Student ID card and the signed consent form to your appointment and VPS will issue you the pass on the spot!  It’s so easy.

What’s more awesome than that? Vancouver Public School students have FREE access to Firstenburg and Marshall/Luepke community centers with the 2021-22 school year bus pass. Please visit the community center closest to you for enrollment details. Passes are valid from 9/1/21 to 8/31/22 and are open to ALL VPS middle and high school students! No restrictions apply.