TULSA – When students return back to school, they’ll have a new option to get around town.
Tulsa Public Schools Superintendent Deborah Gist announced a partnership with the Metropolitan Tulsa Transit Authority (MTTA) Wednesday morning.
All high school students will be able to ride MTTA buses for free starting August 1. They can use their student identification badge Monday through Friday to get on the bus.
Superintendent Gist said this will provide more opportunities for mobility in town. She said this could help athletes with after school practices and any students who have extra-curricular activities.
She said TPS and MTTA staff met over the past several weeks to discuss logistics and work on safety issues.
This new transportation service isn’t replacing school transportation, but adding another way students can travel the city.
MTTA provides 18 routes. Click the map for a PDF of the routes.
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