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ADMINISTRATIVE GUIDELINE

Employee Public Transit Benefits

Guideline Contents

  • Responsible University Officer:
    Director of Parking, Transportation, and Support Services
  • Primary Guideline Contact:
    Sustainable Transportation Coordinator

PURPOSE AND SCOPE

CSULB is committed to supporting sustainable transportation options for our campus community to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve air quality. This is in accordance with the goals and guidelines set forth by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) and the CSULB Campus Climate Commitment. The university provides employees and students with access to discounted transit passes to in effort to reduce single occupancy vehicle commutes.

These guidelines outline the policies and procedures for university employee transit benefits.

GUIDELINE STATEMENT

Employee public transit benefit eligibility and limitations

Long Beach Transit

CSULB has collaborated with Long Beach Transit to offer the U-PASS TAP Program, which provides discounted boarding on all Long Beach Transit busses to the following employees:

  • Current faculty, including lecturers
  • Current staff employees, including CPIE, Housing, and Parking, excluding the casual worker classification
  • Currently benefitted ASI, USU and Foundation employees
  • Eligible employees who wish to ride Long Beach Transit to campus may purchase the TAP sticker by the semester from the Cashier’s Office, located on the first floor of Brotman Hall. Those who already possess a TAP sticker or card may purchase semester passes on the Parking Portal.

Eligible employees who wish to ride Long Beach Transit to campus may obtain a TAP Card from the Cashier’s Office, located on the first floor of Brotman Hall.

ADDITIONAL CONTACTS

Subject Contact Phone Email
Primary Guideline Contact Parking and Transportation Operations Manager (562) 985-8589 parkinggeneral@csulb.edu
Subject Matter Expert Sustainable Transportation Coordinator (562) 985-7433 ride@csulb.edu

APPENDICES AND RELATED INFORMATION

Appendices (if any): N/A

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FAQ

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HISTORY

Issue Date: July 17, 2012

Last Review Date: July 25, 2019

Amended Date:July 25, 2019

Amended Description:

July 25, 2019 - LBT TAP program fee schedule added and LA Metro detail revised

January 2, 2019 - Revised employees qualified for transit reimbursements

August 15, 2016 - Updated web links, clarified policy for submitting within the fiscal year

August 12, 2014 - U-PASS changed from ID Card to TAP Card and eligibility defined