STA Bus Information

SPS Connect cards and STA Connect cards are different. SPS issues the SPS Connect card to eligible high school students.

High school students that live outside the 1.5-mile radius walk boundary are eligible to receive an SPS Connect card.  Students need to be registered to ride the bus through the distict's online registration. Register here at

STA Connect cards are for the general public and issued by STA. One of STA’s reduced fare programs is the Rider’s License, which allows youth aged 6-18 to ride with zero-fare. While cards can be picked up at the STA Plaza, STA will also have a process to mail them to your home.