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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.*

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


Don’t see the wallet? 

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

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

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