Wheels operates bus service dedicated to Middle and High Schools in Dublin and Pleasanton. Regular service is available during the school year with limited summer service. Routes 10R, 30R, 14, and 15 service certain schools in Livermore. Please refer to the routes below for regular school service.
Bus Riding Basics
New to riding Wheels and Rapid buses? Click below to see our Bus Riding Basics for some helpful tips to make the ride to and from school go more smoothly.
The Alameda County Transportation Commission is continuing to fund a student transit pass program to support ridership to select middle and high schools in Alameda County. All students attending middle and high schools in the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District are eligible to receive a free Clipper card good for unlimited rides on Wheels and Rapid buses during the 2019/20 school year. In addition, Pleasanton Unified School District middle and high school students who qualify for the free and reduced meal program are also eligible to receive a free Clipper card good for unlimited rides on Wheels and Rapid buses during the 2019/20 school year.
Class Pass Program (Class Pass Program currently suspended due to COVID-19)
Our Class Pass Program offers free bus rides for up to 25 passengers (includes students, teachers and adult supervisors) for school related trips on regularly scheduled Wheels and Rapid bus routes. Teachers may request up to two class passes per school year. Please call Customer Service at (925) 455-7500 for more information or to schedule your class pass. Click on the link below for the Class Pass application form.
For the 19th year, LAVTA is offering its Try Transit to School promotion that enables Tri-Valley middle and high school students to ride free on all regularly scheduled Wheels and Rapid bus routes for two weeks. This year the promotion runs from August 19 through September 1, 2019. The free rides are not limited to school trips. Students can also use this opportunity to ride transit to hang out with friends or for work, shopping and other activities. To take advantage of the promotion, students simply board a Wheels or Rapid bus and ride. No ticket or pass is required. Click below to see a flyer about the promotion.