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How To Use New Reduced Fare Permits

As A Stored Value Card

This convenient, reusable plastic card stores cash value for rides on CTA and most Pace routes, then deducts exact reduced fares and transfers as shown:

One Side... ee eeeeeeeeeceeeeeeeeeeeee $.75 First transfer use within two NOuIS ..........0000 $.15

Second transfer use within two hours ................++ FREE

To use the Permit as a stored value card: insert it into any turnstile or bus farecard machine with magnetic stripe facing you; remove it; go through.

¢ Charge or recharge them only at Transit Card vending machines at all CTA stations in any amount from to $91.

¢ Insert the exact amount you want charged. These machines do not give change. However, change machines are in all train stations.

* Get bonus savings with minimum charge or recharge of $10.00. For every $10.00 you put in, get a $1.00 bonus.

Bonus savings at vending machines

Insert cash Bonus At least $10.00 oo... eeeeeeeee $ 1.00 At least $20.00 uo... .eeeeeeeeeeeeeeneeeee $ 2.00 At least $30.00 uo... eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee $ 3.00 At least $40.00 oo... eeeeeeeeee $ 4.00 At least $50.00 uo... eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee $ 5.00 At least $60.00 uo... .eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee $ 6.00 At least $70.00 uo... eee eeeeeeeeeeeeeeee $ 7.00 At least $80.00 uo... eeeeeeeeeeeeeee $ 8.00 At least $90.00 uo... ee eeeeeeeeee $ 9.00

li You Have A Reduced Fare Monthly Pass

First, insert Reduced Fare Monthly Pass into any bus farecard machine or turnstile; remove it.

Then, insert Reduced Fare Permit; remove it; go through.


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Paying With Cash...

You Must Still Carry Your Permit.

On buses: Before paying, insert your permit into the farecard machine. This will let the operator know that you qualify for a reduced fare. When your card is returned to you, insert your cash fare.

At Rail Stations:

1. Show your permit to [F>=s== the station Customer || custetizt Assistant (if needed, |} 4Ssistany push the Customer Assistance Call Button near the turnstiles).

2. Insert and remove your permit into the turnstile, with the magnetic strip facing you. This will identify you as a reduced fare rider.

3. Pay your exact cash fare into the turnstile. The Customer Assistant will unlock the turnstile; go thru. Turnstile will issue transfer if needed.