A reduced fare is available for senior citizens 65 years and older, and people with disabilities. Proof of eligibility may be requested by your driver.

Riders are encouraged to apply for a Metro reduced fare permit for eligibility. To request a paper application, please call (608) 266‑4904.


To qualify for a reduced fare permit you must show proof that you are 65. Acceptable forms of proof include:

People with Disabilities

To qualify for a disabled reduced fare permit, riders must complete a Metro eligibility application. Applications must be completed by a physician or a registered nurse, or riders must supply a copy of their Medicare card. Forward Health cards are not an acceptable form of proof.

After applications are received and processed, staff will issue a Disabled Reduced Fare Card for proof of eligibility

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