MetroPass and other transit cards Using pre-tax money to ride the bus or light rail The county pays 50% of the cost. During September and October 2021, the rate is half off and no action is needed. Your 50% of the cost comes out of your paycheck pre-tax. Only employees are eligible for bus cards (not dependents). The card is active until you cancel or suspend it. Money on the card is not refundable. MetroPass Unlimited monthly card for bus or light rail Pre-tax cost is $41.50 per month. The card covers up to $3.25 per ride. For fare over $3.25 you can load additional money onto your card. Add value online with MetroTransit. Pre-tax cost comes out of your paycheck until you cancel or suspend the card. If you cancel, you can sign up again. You can suspend the card for up to three months at a time. You start and end MetroPass at the start or end of a calendar month. Once you enroll you must participate for at least one month. Enrolling in MetroPass If you sign up by the 13th of the month by 10 a.m., your card takes effect the next month (for example, if you sign up June 10 your card starts in July). Otherwise your card takes effect a month later (for example, if you sign up on June 17, your card starts in August). Enroll in APEX to start your paycheck deduction (click Payroll, then Bus Card Deductions). Canceling or suspending MetroPass Complete and submit Cancel or Suspend MetroPass Form (PDF). When cancellation or suspension takes effect: If you cancel or suspend by the 23rd of the month, your card stops the next month (for example, if you cancel on June 10, your card stops working in July). Otherwise your card stops a month later (for example, if you cancel on June 25, your card stops working in August). Your paycheck deductions stop the same month your card stops. Lost, stolen or damaged MetroPass cards Call the HR Service Center at 612-348-7855. It takes up to three (3) weeks to get the new card. Go-To Card Stored value card Card options: $10 stored value: pre-tax cost of $5 per paycheck $20 stored value: pre-tax cost of $10 per paycheck $30 stored value: pre-tax cost of $15 per paycheck Enroll in Go-To Card First, buy a Go-To Card from Metro Transit. In person: Metro Transit store at 719 Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis Online: Metro Transit Go-To Cards By phone: Metro Transit 612-373-3333 Then enroll in APEX to start your paycheck deduction (click Payroll, then Bus Card Deductions). Cancel Go-To Card Cancel your bus card deduction in APEX (it takes 1-2 pay periods to process). Lost or stolen Go-To Card Report your lost or stolen card to Metro Transit. Get a new Go-To Card and update your 16-digit card number right away in APEX. Limited Mobility Fare card For employees with a disability or health condition 31-day card for bus or light rail Pre-tax cost of $18 per month for a 31-day card You must be certified by Metro Transit to qualify (view the eligibility guidelines). Enroll in APEX to start your paycheck deduction (click Payroll, then Bus Card Deductions).