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.

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Port Authority will also accept a blue or yellow PA Senior Transit ID card.

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“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.

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For more information, visit the Port Authority’s website.