Thursday, March 21, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
The Arc of Northern Virginia
2755 Hartland Road, Suite 200
Falls Church, VA 22043
Representatives from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (METRO) will be on site to take photos and process applications for both the Reduced Fare Program and/or the MetroAccess Door to Door Paratransit program.
Reduced Fare Program (Reduced Fare SmarTrip® Photo ID Card): Metrobus and Metrorail customers with disabilities may be eligible to ride at a discounted rate. Those customers who qualify will be issued a Reduced Fare SmarTrip® photo ID card. People with disabilities who have a Reduced Fare SmarTrip® Photo ID card may ride for half the peak fare on Metrorail, and for $1.00 on regular Metrobus routes. Riders also qualigy for discounted fare on other participating bus service providers.
MetroAccess is the region’s complementary paratransit service offered in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Unlike non-emergency medical transportation, MetroAccess is a shared ride public transportation service for people who are unable to use the accessible fixed-route Metrobus and Metrorail public transit due to disability. MetroAccess can be used for any trip purpose within 3/4 of a mile of areas serviced by Metrobus and Metrorail, during the same hours of operation as regular Metrobus and Metrorail service. “Shared ride” means that multiple passengers may ride together in the same vehicle.
The service provides daily trips throughout the Washington Metropolitan region, including the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. Rides are offered in the same service areas and during the same hours of operation as Metrorail and Metrobus. MetroAccess is a service of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro), and is the region’s complementary paratransit service offered in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
IMPORTANT: Application forms MUST be completed prior to coming to The Arc office.
and MUST be signed by a health care professional.
For more information, email Diane Monnig at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 703-208-1119 ext. 118.