Fair Fares NYC is a City program that helps low-income New Yorkers. Using the Fair Fares NYC MetroCard, participating New York City residents receive a 50% discount on subway and eligible bus fares. Pay-Per-Ride, 7-Day (Weekly) and 30-Day (Monthly) Unlimited Ride options are all available.
You may be eligible if you:
- Live in NYC
- Are between and including the ages of 18 and 64
- Do not currently receive a discounted MetroCard
- Have a household income that’s at or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) for your household size
|Family Size||Income in a year||Income in a month||Income in a week|
|For each additional person, add:||$4,480||$373||$86|
Take a short survey to see if you might be eligible for this or 30 other programs.Am I Eligible?
If you need to submit documents when applying for Fair Fares NYC, please see the Fair Fares NYC List of Suggested Documentation.
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