New York State. Metropolitan Transit Authority.
Reduced Fare MetroCard Program.

Address:3 Stone Street New York NY 10004
Telephone(s):718-330-1234 511, 212-638-7622
World Wide Web: http://www.mta.info/nyct/fare/rfindex.htm


Persons who are 65 years of age or older or have a disability that qualifies, can obtain a personalized reduced fare MetroCard.

Reduced fares are available for: MTA New York City Transit subways and local buses; MTA Bus; NYC Transit and MTA Bus express buses offer reduced fares during non-rush hours only; MTA Long Island Bus; MTA Long Island Rail Road and the MTA Metro-North Railroad anytime except weekday rush hours to New York City terminals.

Reduced fares are also available with the following IDs: NYC Department of the Aging ID card; Medicare card (Medicaid card not accepted); Access-A-Ride ID card; MTA Reduced-Fare ID card (pre-1995).


Walk-In Center: Weekdays, 9am - 5pm; Telephone Customer Service Mon-Fri 7am-11pm; Sat & Sun 9am-5pm

Eligibility Requirements:

All persons 65 years of age or older, or with a qualifying disability.

Admission Requirements/Documents:

If you are 65 or older, bring proof of age - driver's license, Medicare card or birth certificate (one must have a photo). If you are disabled, you'll need a Medicare card or an application certified by your physician.

Target Groups(By Need):Older Adults