Transportation Solutions

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TS helps alleviate automobile traffic to SJSU and reduce impact on the University’s parking facilities. Transportation Solutions is dedicated to serve the commute needs of the students and employees of SJSU. Its region-wide operation emphysizes alternatives to driving alone. 

SmartPass Clipper

With the Associated Students SmartPass Clipper card and SJSU Tower Card, students and employees can have unlimited free rides on Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) Local & Rapid buses, Limited routes, and Light Rail lines. The SmartPass Express bus riders can board Express buses by paying a surcharge of $2.50 per ride as E-cash loaded on the SmartPass Clipper card.

For information on how to obtain your SmartPass Clipper Card, visit the SmartPass Overview page.

Trip Plans

Need help getting to campus? Email us at and we can find you the best route to campus.

Try out transit app for route directions, real-time departures, and updates. The app is available in the Google play and Apple store.

Regional Transit

Many transit agencies connect SJSU to the surrounding regions. Students and employees can recieve exclusive discounts for select transit services.

For more information regarding regional tranit options, visit our regional transit page. 

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You can park your bike in any one of the six Bicycle Enclosures operated by Transportation Solutions for free, or in any open bike rack provided adjacent to most campus buildings. To park inside Bicycle Enclosures, sign up for an access key at the Transportation Solutions center. You will need to bring your SJSU Tower Card ID and $10 refundable deposit for the access key.


To help SJSU students and employees find carpool partners, Transportation Solutions (TS) provides online carpool matching service through 511 SF Bay RideMatch Service and its carpool Apps.

VTA Park & Ride Lots

Park free at any of VTA's Park and Ride lots and take light rail to SJSU, using your SmartPass Clipper. The SJSU stop is the Paseo de San Antonio Station. 1st Street for northbound trains toward Mountain View and Alum Rock and 2nd street for southbound trains toward Winchester and Santa Teresa.

Contact Us

Diaz Compean Student Union, 1st Floor, Suite 1800
San Jose State University, One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192-0129
Telephone: (408) 924-7433
Fax: (408) 924-6220Bay Area Air Quality Management District logo

Fall and Spring Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Summer Hours

May 28, 2019 - August 16, 2019
Monday-Friday: 9:00am - 12:00pm, 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Closed for lunch: 12:00pm - 1:00pm