Transit for Reduced Income Program (TRIP)
The Transit for Reduced Income Program (TRIP) provides discounted passes for people who live on a reduced income and have difficulty paying for a transit pass. The TRIP pass is good for unlimited rides on GRT within the month.
You must meet the eligibility criteria before you can purchase a TRIP pass.
You may qualify for the TRIP pass if your income falls below the low income cut-off as determined by Statistics Canada. Students and seniors are not eligible for this program.
Applying for TRIP
Applications are handled by two agencies in Waterloo Region. You will need to provide your gross annual income before taxes, and the source of that income.
To apply, contact:
35 Dickson St, Cambridge
- The Working Centre
58 Queen Street S., Kitchener
Once you are approved for TRIP, agency staff will help you with the next steps.
Ontario Works Transit Affordability Pass Program (TAPP)
The Ontario Works Transit Affordability Pass Program (TAPP) is available to Ontario Works Adult participants who attend St. Louis School (both Cambridge and Kitchener campuses) on a full time basis. The GRT adult monthly pass is provided at no cost and is good for unlimited rides on GRT buses within the month.
Note: Students and seniors, GED participants, part time attendance at St Louis School or dependents/dependent adults completing an extra semester after Grade 12 are not eligible for this program.
For more information about this program, contact your Employment Services caseworker. If you are eligible, and approved for TAPP, your caseworker will help you with the next steps.