PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Port Authority will no longer accept seniors’ Medicare cards to ride public transit for free.
Starting Jan. 1, seniors will need to show the driver a Senior ConnectCard. To get one, you should contact Port Authority or make an appointment with your state representative.READ MORE: Columbus Police Chief Answers Questions After Deadly Shooting Of Ma'Kiah Bryant
Port Authority will also accept a blue or yellow PA Senior Transit ID card.READ MORE: Two Black Bears Kill Chicken, Destroy Chicken Coop In Bell Acres Borough
“Our new Senior Citizen ConnectCard works just like a ConnectCard but does not need to be loaded with stored value or a pass. Simply tap your card at the fare box and be on your way,” Port Authority’s website says.MORE NEWS: Pennsylvania Senate Advances Child Sex Abuse Lawsuit Window
For more information, visit the Port Authority’s website.