TriMet reduces costs for low-income riders

TriMet launched a beta test Friday to expand their Honored Citizen Fare program by including low-income riders to the program.

John Gardner, Director of TriMet's Diversity and Transit Equity Department, says those earning up to 200-percent of the federal poverty level are eligible to qualify. 

The Honored Citizen Fare program pay half the cost of a single ride and day pass or receive a 72% discount off of monthly passes. 

Gardner says they're inviting people who qualify to go to their website at and apply for early access to be part of the beta test program.  

The program fully launches on July 2, 2018. 

For more information about the qualifying and application process, visit

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