State employees working in areas served by mass transit, including rail, bus, or other commercial transportation licensed for public conveyance, shall be eligible for a 75 percent discount on public transit passes sold by state agencies up to a maximum of $65 per month.
Employees who purchase public transit passes on their own are eligible for a 75 percent reimbursement up to a maximum of $65 per month. This shall not be considered compensation for purpose of retirement contributions. The state may establish and implement procedures and eligibility criteria for the administration of this benefit including required receipts and certification of expenses.
Each department administers the Commute Program Benefit in the way that fits best. Please contact your department or agency Transportation Coordinator for information. Also check with your department or agency's Personnel and/or Accounting Offices to determine whether your department/agency has an inter-office program available.
If you work for the Department of General Services (DGS), the following information applies to the DGS' program which utilizes the Transit Voucher to administer the benefit. Please contact your office's Transit Voucher Coordinator to order a voucher and/or for more information.
Since 2013, Program Support Accounting Section (PSAS) within the Office of Fiscal Services (OFS) has been the administrators of the Department of General Services (DGS) Transit Voucher Program.