Through a partnership between METRO and Portland Public Schools, all students attending Casco Bay, Deering, and Portland high schools receive a METRO Student Transit Pass to use the METRO system for school transportation. The pass also provides transportation access to students after school, nights, weekends, and during school breaks.
10th to 12th Grade Students
Rising 10th to 12th grade students will receive their new 2018/2019 METRO Student Transit Pass during the first week of school.
9th Grade Students
Ninth grade students received transit passes at the end of the 2017/2018 school year.
The 2017/2018 Transit Passes can be used throughout the summer, until the 2018/2019 passes are distributed during the first week of school, except for Baxter Academy.
Through a partnership between METRO and Baxter Academy, students requiring transportation receive a METRO Student Transit Pass. Baxter Academy passes expire at the end of each school year. Students are asked to check with the school for additional information and guidelines.
Regular youth fare, for ages 18 and younger, is $1 for regular local service. METRO BREEZ express service between Portland, Yarmouth, Freeport, and Brunswick is $2 each way. Please note that two children, five and under, ride free with each passenger paying fare.
Summer Youth Bus Pass
The Summer Youth Bus Pass, available to those ages 6-18, is available for $20. This pass is available for sale beginning in mid-May and can be used June, July, and August.