N.Y. MTA offering MetroCards for paratransit users

Posted on March 11, 2013

NEW YORK — Under a new program, paratransit riders have the option of getting free MetroCards for some of their trips on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), according to The Epoch Times.

The free MetroCards, which will be distributed to more than 170,000 people over the next year-and-a-half, can be used for up to four free trips on the Staten Island Railway, the subway system or on local buses. Through the new program, the MTA expects to save approximately $31 million this year. For the full story, click here.

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