Skip to main content
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro)

655 Virginia Avenue Southwest
Washington, DC 20024

(202) 962-2700

Get Directions

Contact Information

(202) 962-2700
(202) 638-3780

Who We Are

People with disabilities who have a valid Metro Disability Identification Card or Seniors with a Senior SmarTrip card may ride for half the peak fare on Metrobus, Metrorail, and other transit agencies. Metro will issue visitors a one-time courtesy Metro Disability Identification Card good for up to one month. The Metro Disability Identification Card application is available on the website or by email from

Customers with Senior SmarTrip or Reduced Fare Photo ID, qualify for reduced fares. Older adults may ride for half the peak fare on Metrorail, for $1 on regular Metrobus routes, and for a discounted fare on other participating bus service providers.

Free orientations on how to use Metrobus and Metrorail services are available to senior citizens and people with disabilities by calling (202) 962-2700 or TTY (202) 962-2033.

Who We Serve

Languages Spoken
Service Area(s)
Alexandria City
Arlington County
Fairfax City
Fairfax County
Falls Church City
Washington DC

Cost & Payment Methods

Payment Method(s)
Private Pay
Fee Structure
Fee Range

Age Requirements
No Age Requirement
Other Eligibility Criteria
Serves people with disabilities and older adults.

Available 24/7

Intake Process
Call or email for more information. Riders with disabilities and seniors must submit an application for reduced fares.
Documents Required
Call for details
Self Refer
Provider Refer
Intake Contact
SmarTrip Customer Support
Intake Contact Email
Intake Contact Telephone
(202) 962-2700

For Transportation Providers Only:

We can accommodate riders with:
Manual wheelchairs
Powered wheelchairs