Reduced Fare Program

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Reduced Fare Program

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.)

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.

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 whose 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 nondisabled 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/Adults (Peak Hours – Hora Pico) $0.75
Disability/Descapacidad
Medicare Card/Tarjeta de Medicare
With El Metro & El Lift ID, Monday – Friday 6am – 9am & 3pm – 6pm
Contarjeta de El Metro o El Metro Lift, Lunes a Viernes 6am – 9am & 3pm – 6pm

Senior/Adults (Off Peak Hours – Fuera de Pico) $0.25
Disability/Descapacidad
Medicare Card/Tarjeta de Medicare
With El Metro & El Lift ID, Monday – Friday 9am – 3pm & 6pm – 10pm
Contarjeta de El Metro o El Metro Lift, Lunes a Viernes 9am – 3pm & 6pm – 10pm

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