Metro has eliminated the senior citizen ID card effective 7/1/2008.
I am 65 years of age. How do I get reduced fares on Metro?
I currently have a reduced fare SmarTrip® card. Do I need to purchase the new Senior SmarTrip® card?
No. Seniors should not purchase the new Senior SmarTrip® card unless their current card is lost, stolen or damaged. Seniors can exchange their non-working, non-damaged SmarTrip® cards for a new one at the Metro Center or Pentagon stations for free.
I just replaced my non-usable reduced fare SmarTrip® card. How do I transfer the money that I had on that card to my new Senior SmarTrip® card?
Please call our SmarTrip® Office at 1-888-762-7874 or TTY 703-620-8782 to request to have the balance transferred.
Can I purchase the new Senior SmarTrip® card on your website?
No, you must appear in person to present valid identification verifying that you are age 65 or older.
What's the advantage of using a Senior SmarTrip® Card?
With a registered SmarTrip® card, there are no more worries about demagnetized and damaged paper cards or lost cards. A lost or stolen Senior SmarTrip® card can be replaced with its remaining Metro value at the time it was reported lost or stolen for a $2 replacement fee. Call 1-888-SMARTRIP (1-888-762-7874) to report a lost or stolen card.
Where can I buy a Senior SmarTrip® card?
Senior SmarTrip® cards are available for $2 at Metro sales offices, regional commuter stores and public libraries located in Montgomery county. If you'd like further assistance to find out where you can buy a Senior SmarTrip® card at a location near you, see Metro Sales Locations or call the SmarTrip® Regional Customer Service Center at 1-888-762-7874.
How do I register my SmarTrip® card?
A registration form must be filled out where you purchase your Senior SmarTrip® card.