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McLennan Community College

Effective September 1, 2019, all current MCC students are eligible to receive a FREE Highlander Bus Pass which will provide access to all Waco Transit System’s fixed routes (Routes 1-10) at no cost to the student.

Highlander Bus Passes are available at: MCC Business Office (Where students receive their MCC student IDs)
Administration Building, 1st floor, (254) 299-8627


Things to Remember:

  1. You must be a currently enrolled student at MCC in order to use your free pass.
  2. You may use this pass to get to school, work, or shopping anywhere and at any time the fixed routes are running.
  3. Show your Bus Pass to the driver each time you ride in order to receive the free fare.
  4. Passes are good for the Waco Transit's fixed routes only. (Routes #1-10)
  5. Track the fixed route buses in real-time on your smartphone by downloading the free Ride Systems app and selecting "Waco Transit" as your agency. You may review the fixed bus routes at
  6. Get your Free MCC Highlander Bus Pass anytime of the semester in the Business office.
  7. This pass is valid from Sept. 1, 2019 to Aug 31, 2020.

Texas State Technical College

Waco Transit System provides fixed route bus transportation that connects TSTC campus to downtown Waco utilizing Route 5. The same fares will be charged for the route to TSTC as it does on all of its other regular bus routes except that no fare will be charged to any person who boards the bus after the bus enters the TSTC campus and exits the bus prior to it leaving the campus on its way back to downtown Waco. 

FREE WISD student bus rides!

Any Waco ISD student can ride the Waco Transit fixed route buses at no cost to students.

FREE Shuttles around town & Free Parking

(LaSalle-Circle Shuttle & Silo Trolley)

Ride the Silo District Trolley and enjoy Downtown Waco in a convenient loop!  Service runs every 15-20 minutes, Monday through Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Follow the signs in Downtown Waco, to FREE parking and ride the trolley for FREE and easily get to all of Waco's most popular shopping, dining and art venues in the downtown area.

You can easily get to the Magnolia Table restaurant.

Track the Silo Trolley or LaSalle-Circle Shuttle in real-time.

*Hop on- hop off, anywhere along the way!
Maps & information!

McLennan County Rural Transportation District

Frequently Asked Questions

Mclennan County Rural Transportation Map

GPS Tracking (Fixed Routes) (Baylor Routes)

*Android & iPhone Apps available now!

About Us

We provide safe and reliable public transportation to the citizens of Waco and the surrounding communities.

Services include: a fixed route bus service within the City of Waco, the Baylor University Shuttle (BUS) and a Demand Response Van for individuals with special transportation needs.

Other special services include the Gold Rush Tailgate, Safe Ride Home on New Year's Eve and Charter Service.

Bus Station Location

Fixed Bus Route Hours:

Monday through Friday from 5 a.m. until 7 p.m.
Saturdays from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m.
(254) 750-1620

Waco Transit System is required to make all public information and communications available in accessible formats, upon request. The alternate accessible format must be provided in a format that the requesting individual can actually use. Waco Transit System must make available to individuals with disabilities adequate and accessible information concerning transportation services. To make a request, please contact 254-750-1900 or email us at

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