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Employee Transit Pass Program | EPass


What is an EPass?

An EPass is a yearly, discounted transit pass purchased through payroll deductions (your employer must be a registered SmartTrip member).


What the monthly cost of an EPass?

  • Regular EPass | $58.50 ($702 per year)
  • LinkPass | $70.88 ($850.50 per year)
  • MetroXPass | $83.25 ($999 per year)

Participants save approximately $235 a year with EPass and transit passes are tax deductible.


How do I enrol?

The June 2017 EPass enrolment begins on May12 until May 22, 2017 and participants sign up for one full year.


  • New enrolments

New enrolments are asked to complete the online June 2017 EPass enrolment form, provide a *photo, and submit the information to your onsite coordinator.  

*Photos should be against a light blue or grey back-drop, close-up of head and shoulders only, good lighting, with dark clothing. Ask a colleague to take the photo! .jpg file format with minimum 300 dpi would be preferable.

  • Returning participants

Your onsite coordinator will issue the 2017 sticker after you submit your 2017 EPass enrolment form.


Who is eligible?

Full-time, part-time and contract employees can participate in the program.


Terms and Guidelines

Participating employees are enroled in the EPass program for the entirety of the calendar year. Suspension or cancellation of the EPass is considered for:

  • a change in employment status;
  • a maternity leave or paternity leave;
  • a medical leave;
  • or any reason acceptable to Halifax Transit in its sole discretion.

The EPass will not be cancelled until the card is returned to Halifax Transit.


EPass Fees

Type of Pass

Regular Fees

EPass Discount

Employer Contribution
(per EPass)

Employee Contribution

Regular Pass (adult)





Regular Pass (senior)





LinkPass (adult)





XPass (adult)