Kids Ride Free" School Transit Subsidy Program
For the most up-to-date information about the Kids Ride Free program, go to https://ddot.dc.gov/page/school-transit-subsidy-program.
For the Kids Ride Free "Frequently Asked Questions," go to https://ddot.dc.gov/page/kids-ride-free-frequently-asked-questions
Or call the DC Department of Transportation’s School Transit Subsidy Office at (202) 673-1740.
Kids Rid Free (KRF) SmarTrip Card
This program allows eligible students to ride Metrobus, Metrorail, and DC Circulator for school-related travel for free seven days a week. The KRF SmarTrip card is pre-loaded with the Kids Ride Free pass and will be ready to use. This program is for DC students 5 to 21 years old who are District residents and who attend a District public, public charter, or private school.
• Students who lose their card will be responsible for paying their fare until they receive a replacement KRF SmarTrip card.
• Please allow 2 to 5 business days for new cards to be distributed.
Ballou STAY student can see Mr. Curley in room 1023 to have a KRF Card assigned to Them.
Please Contact [email protected] for more information.