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Use the Bus Pass in the Illinois app

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Using the Bus Pass

All University students, faculty and staff can ride the bus by showing the digital bus pass on the Illinois app.

It’s in your wallet.*
(Browse > Wallet)

* If you don’t see the wallet, read “Troubleshooting”, below.

Wallet in the Browse menu
MTD bus pass screen


Don’t see the wallet? 

To display the Wallet containing your MTD Bus Pass, you must:

  • Set your Privacy to Level 4 or higher. (Profile > My App Privacy Settings> Manage and Understand Your Privacy)
  • Connect to the internet via Wi-Fi or cellular data.
  • Sign in to the app with your NetID. (My Settings > Sign In/Sign Out)
  • Set your profile to University Student or University Employee. (Profile > Who Are You)
  • Have an up-to-date i-card.

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