The Bus and Merced College have partnered in an effort to offer all Merced College students fare free unlimited rides countywide. A recent study of the ridership data shows that approximately 111,057 trips are taken to Merced College in a year. The $9.95 registration fee increase per semester is being proposed on the Associated Students of Merced College (ASMC) ballot will give students unlimited, fare-free access to the entire Merced County fixed route transit system by simply showing their current Merced College ID card when boarding any of our buses.

Benefits of Voting Yes:

  • Unlimited access to Public Transit throughout Merced County on Fixed Route - anytime, anywhere, any place
  • Free Wi-Fi on all buses
  • Reduce air pollution
  • More fuel efficient per passenger mile
  • Reduces traffic congestion
  • Never worry about parking
  • Free and secure bike storage
  • Safer than riding in a car
  • There are 238 bus stops in Merced County where you can catch the bus
  • Less expensive than: a parking pass + fuel + insurance + maintenance and repair


MC Bus 4 Me passed flyer

L - approaching bus stop with bicycle