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For Fares and Passes, NICE accepts coins and all types of MetroCards®, the fare card issued by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
|Cash Fare Rider||Cost|
|Student Fare (with valid student ID)||$2.10|
|Senior Fare (age 65 and older)||$1.10|
|Medicare Card Holder Fare||$1.10|
For information and fares about the Long Island Rail Road, visit: www.mta.info/lirr/about/TicketInfo.
Things to know:
The Effect on NICE Fares & Passes
|If a customer has a Nassau County Social Service card with $1.10 on it and attempts to pay the fare...||If a customer has a full-fare MetroCard with $2.25 on it and attempts to pay the fare...|
...the NICE farebox will go into split-fare mode. That is, the farebox will take the $1.10 from the MetroCard and will be expecting the customer to add $0.15 in coins.
...the NICE farebox will go into split-fare mode. The farebox will take the $2.25 from the MetroCard and will be expecting the customer to add $0.25 in coins.
Does this affect all MetroCard products? Weekly, Monthly, Time-based etc.?
Yes, the MTA Metro Card increase is an across the board increase. For more information on MetroCard costs, visit www.mta.com.
If I pay cash in Nassau will I be charged a step-up fee when I transfer to MTA buses/trains?
No, at this time there will not be an additional fee for transferring onto an MTA bus service. However, the MTA may implement a step up fee for cash paying customers in the future. Also transfers issued to cash-paying customers have not and will not be accepted for subway entry.
I am eligible for half fares and use the MetroCard, will I pay an increase?
Yes. For example, Senior Citizen Metro Card fare will increase to $1.25.
Please note the following information about split-fare transactions:
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