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NYC Fair Fare Program for Half-Price Transportation
New York City Government
Apply to the NYC city program to help people who live in New York City with low incomes manage their transportation costs. Eligible New York City residents can apply receive a 50% discount on subway and eligible bus fares or Access-A-Ride fares.
Applications require submitting personal information related to identity, residency, and income. Fair Fares NYC will not ask about your status or record any information regarding immigration status.
Fair Fares NYC will not ask about your status or record any information regarding immigration status. To be eligible, applicants must be: - Between (and including) the ages of 18 and 64; - In a household that meets the income guidelines for the Fair Fares NYC program; - Not receiving full carfare from the Department of Social Services/Human Resources Administration (DSS/HRA) or any other NYC agency; - If choosing the Fair Fares NYC subway and bus discount, are not currently participating or eligible to participate in any other transportation discount program.