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Fair Fares Access-A-Ride

Access-A-Ride Now Accepts the Fair Fares NYC Discount!

Note: You must be enrolled in Fair Fares NYC in order to receive a discount on Access-A-Ride trips. Check your eligibility and apply at

Your enrollment in Fair Fares NYC can provide you with 50% off MTA Access-A-Ride (AAR) paratransit trips!

Check your eligibility on the homepage, then apply at You will need to include your Access-A-Ride ID number as part of your application. You can check your application status at

If your application is approved, you will be able to use the Fair Fares NYC discount on Access-a-Ride on trips booked starting 3 calendar days after the MTA verifies that you are an Access-A-Ride customer.

If you are already a Fair Fares NYC customer enrolled in Access-A-Ride, you can activate the Access-A-Ride discount by logging in to and updating your account.

Once your Access-A-Ride and Fair Fares NYC accounts are successfully linked, you will only pay half-fare for all Access-A-Ride trips you take, as long as you remain eligible for both programs.

Learn more about Access-A-Ride (AAR) paratransit services and how to apply

Note: Access-A-Ride vehicles will not accept your Fair Fares NYC MetroCard. Activating the Access-A-Ride discount will cancel your Fair Fares MetroCard, and you will be asked to return it. If your Access-A-Ride enrollment ends, you can request a new Fair Fares NYC MetroCard.

Read the Fair Fares NYC Access-A-Ride FAQ 

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