Subsidized Bus Passes

Subsidized Bus Passes for South El Monte Residents


City of South El Monte residents who possess a valid electronic reduced-fare Tap card may qualify for subsidized fare through the City's Paratransit Program. Proof of residency is required.

Metro Tap    
Senior/Disabled   $20 
Senior/Disabled EZ   $42 
Students (K-12)  $24 
College/Vocational  $43 
Foothill Transit Tap    
Senior/Disabled  $22 

Tap cards may only be uploaded at the Cashier's Window inside City Hall, 1415 Santa Anita Avenue, during the following operating hours:


7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.


Applications for the Tap card are available at City Hall. For more information on Taps cards click here or call toll free at 1(866)827-8646.


Please call (626)579-6540 for additional information on the City's Subsidized Bus Pass program.



*Foothill Transit Wants to Hear from You!
Foothill Transit is seeking public input and conducting Public Meetings and one Public Hearing regarding proposed fare and service changes. The deadline for the submission of public input is Monday, April 24, 2017. 

Public Meeting (Closest to South El Monte )

Thursday, April 20, from 1 to 3 p.m.
at El Monte City Hall East (Council Chambers)
11333 Valley Blvd, El Monte, CA 91731
Take Line 178, 194, or 270 to Valley Blvd and Johnson Ave.

Comments can also be submitted in person at any of their four Transit Stores, via email, phone, or fax. 
Details of the public meetings, public hearing and all other options to provide public input are available at or  by clicking here