Reduced Fare Program

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REDUCED FARE PROGRAM
Fixed Route Bus Service Only

For those who are age 62 and older or who have a disability
[You do not need to complete an application if you have a Medicare Card, and are over the age of 62]

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

General Provisions:

1. The Eligibility Criteria listed on page 2 of the application are the sole basis for the determination of a disability for the Laredo Transit Management, Inc.  Reduce Fare Program.

2. A reduced fare photo identification (I.D.) card will be required for anyone using this program.  The I.D. card is only valid until expiration date shown on card.

3. Medicare cardholders will still receive discount for fixed route, although not all Medicare cardholders qualify for the reduced fare program.

4. Laredo Transit Management, Inc. reserves the right to verify Certification Forms by contacting persons completing the forms including medical doctors.

5. Any fees charged for the completion of The Certification Form are not the responsibility of Laredo Transit Management, Inc.

6. Certification Forms will be kept confidential and on file at Laredo Transit Management, Inc.  During the period of eligibility.

7. I.D. fee of $2.00 is required for all cards and will be renewed on a two-year basis unless temporary eligibility status is affirmed.

8. The criteria for eligibility in the application are in accordance with the following definition:

“A person with a disability means any individual who, by reason of illness, injury, age, congenital malfunction, or other permanent or temporary incapacity or disability, is unable without special facilities or special planning or design to utilize mass transportation facilities and services as effectively or design to utilize mass transportation facilities and services as effectively as persons who are not so affected.”

Exclusions

Persons who sole incapacity is listed below are Not Eligible for Reduced Fares:
1. Pregnancy
2. Obesity
3. Acute or chronic alcoholism or drug addiction
4. Other non disabled mental and health impairments.
5. Any misconduct towards our staff and/or patrons can constitute disqualification of this program.

The following are the fares for the reduced fare program.

Senior Citizen or person with a   $0.35
Disability
(62 years of age with ID card)
Peak hours

Senior Citizen or person with a   $0.25
Disability
(62 years of age with ID card)
Off-Peak hours

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