How do I use a reduced fare MetroCard?
At a MetroCard Vending Machine
- Insert your reduced-fare card into the MetroCard machine in stations.
- Refill it the way you normally would.
- When you get your card back, you can swipe it as usual and the reduced fare will be automatically applied.
How do I get Metro discounts?
METRO offers a 50 percent discount on all bus and light-rail services for students, seniors and disabled. To qualify, you must show proof that you are a student, senior or a person with disabilities. Some restrictions apply; read below for further details, or call 713-635-4000.
What is a reduced fare TAP card?
Many TAP participating transit systems offer reduced fares for Seniors, Persons with Disabilities, College/Vocational Students, and K-12 Students. If your local agency doesn’t offer reduced fares, regular fare will be deducted. Check out your preferred transit system to see if you qualify according to their guidelines.
Do you have to pay for the Metro?
Metro Fare Basics Each passenger must pay a fare; however, two children under age five may travel free with a paying passenger. Metrorail fares are variable depending on time-of-day and distance traveled. Regular (non-express) bus fares are the same throughout the system. Metrobus also accepts bills and coins.
How do I cancel my reduced fare MetroCard?
Reduced-Fare MetroCard. Call 511 and we will deactivate your MetroCard and send you a new one with the remaining fare value at the time of deactivation. Allow two/three weeks to receive your replacement card. You can also file a claim online.
Does Metro PCS have an app?
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What does tap mean Metro?
Transit Assistance Program
The Transit Assistance Program (TAP) is designed to make public transit more affordable for lower income residents. TAP provides a reduced fare pass on a Go-To Card. It allows customers to use a bus or train for just $1 per ride – even during rush hour – with a 2½ hour transfer.
How much does it cost to ride the Metro in La?
Fares Regular fare is $1.75. Fare can be paid using cash (exact change) or a TAP card. To ride Metro Rail, you must pay with a TAP card.
How to get reduced metro fare for college students?
Apply for the College/Vocational TAP card to qualify for Reduced Fare. Or check to see if your school is part of the U-Pass program. How much does it cost for College/Vocational Students? Fare payment with TAP includes 2 hrs of unlimited transfers to Metro rail and bus in one direction (no roundtrips).
What’s the best way to pay for Metro fares?
TAP is a reloadable fare card that offers the most convenient and flexible way to pay your fare on Metro bus and rail. It is also valid for travel with 25 transit agencies across LA County. Load, Tap and Go! A TAP card costs $2 plus fare and includes transfers to Metro rail and bus.
Do you have to have TAP card to Ride Metro?
To ride Metro Rail, you must pay with a TAP card. More than half of Metro riders qualify for some type of discounted fare. You must qualify and apply for the programs before receiving the discount. Apply for a Reduced Fare TAP card and save up to 80% off regular Metro fares. Apply for the College/Vocational TAP card to qualify for Reduced Fare.