The Universal Transit Pass is valid for unlimited rides for students who pay the Transportation and Safety Fee (see "General, service and usage, and other fees" heading) on any bus or train in the Twin Cities.
This pass is valid on multiple bus and metro lines in the Twin Cities area, including Metro Transit, Anoka County Transit, Maple Grove Transit, Minnesota Valley Transit Authority, Plymouth Metrolink, and SouthWest Transit. Some have direct routes to the University. For more details, visit Metro Transit. The Northstar Commuter Rail runs from Big Lake to downtown Minneapolis. This pass is valid for $3.25 toward the fare; the remainder is paid with stored value, which can be added to your U Card or Go-To Cards online or at a station.