The MBTA offers fare and pass discounts for seniors, persons with disabilities, passengers who are blind/visually impaired and junior-high and high school students, regardless of residency. Children 11 and under ride for free when accompanied by a paying adult.
Seniors 65 and over can ride local buses for $.40, inner express buses for $1.40, and outer express buses for $2.00. Seniors can also ride MBTA subway service for $.60 and commuter rail or boat services for 50% off the regular full fare. Seniors can purchase a monthly pass good for unlimited travel on local bus and subway for $20.
Discounted rides and passes require a Senior CharlieCard.
Find out how to get a Senior Card or other discounted fare opportunities by visiting the T web site here.
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