PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Seniors will need a photo ID Connect Card to ride the bus or the T for free starting next year.

That’s according to the post-gazette.

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Right now, seniors can use their Medicare card to ride for free.

But after Jan. 1, our news partners of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that they’ll need one of the new cards.

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The Port Authority started issuing the new cards this week.

You can apply for one at the Downtown Service Center or several other locations throughout the county.

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For a list, visit the Port Authority’s website at this link.