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Half Fare or Reduced Fare Requirements Information Brief

Public transportation law requires public transportation agencies that receive Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funding under the Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Program to offer half fare or reduced fare to people with disabilities and seniors during off-peak hours for fixed-route services. FTA receives many questions about the half fare or reduced fare rule and how it should be applied for riders of public transportation. This information brief briefly explains the rule and addresses Frequently Asked Questions about Half Fare.