City of Toronto's transit Fair Pass Discount Program starts this week

Apr 2 2018, 9:58 pm

The City of Toronto’s transit Fair Pass Discount Program begins this week.

Starting April 4, 2018, the transit discount program will be available for eligible adult residents part of the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) and Ontario Works (OW) assistance, who do not receive any transportation support equal to or greater than $100.

According to the City, the Fair Pass discount is programmed onto a PRESTO card and cardholders must load funds to access the discounted TTC adult fare or TTC monthly pass.

Eligible residents will receive a 12-month Fair Pass discount programmed onto a PRESTO card.

Under the program, transit users will save $1.00 on the TTC adult fare for a single ride and $30.75 on a TTC adult monthly pass. The Fair Pass discount is valid for 12 months from the date of issuance and the funds on the PRESTO card will not expire.

To apply for the Fair Pass Discount Program, residents must complete and sign an application and consent form. You can obtain forms online, by mail or at any OW or ODSP office. Completed forms can be submitted by mail, fax, or in-person at one of the Toronto Employment & Social Services locations (TESS) effective April 4, 2018.

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