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    Metro Buses to Resume Collecting Fares January 10

    Metro buses will resume collecting fares on buses across Los Angeles County starting on Monday, January 10, 2022. Metro suspended fare collection during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    The City of West Hollywood is getting the word out to make sure the community is prepared for this change and to encourage qualifying seniors and residents with disabilities to apply for the City’s subsidized Senior/Disabled Bus Pass Program. The City provides free bus passes to West Hollywood residents who are eligible for Senior/Disabled Reduced Fare TAP Card. Regularly, a 30-day pass for people participating in Metro’s Senior/Disabled reduced fare program would cost $20. West Hollywood residents can choose to get a 30-day pass or $20 in Stored Value at no cost; the City covers 100 percent of the bus pass cost for eligible residents.

    For details, please visit the City’s Bus Pass Subsidy website page.

    Additionally, Metro provides reduced-cost transit for low-income riders via its Low-Income Fare is Easy (LIFE) program. The program offers fare discounts that can be applied to purchasing weekly and monthly transit passes on buses and any LIFE participating transit agencies. For details about Metro’s LIFE program, including how to apply, please visit: www.metro.net/riding/life. For background information, please visit The Source blog post about its LIFE program: https://thesource.metro.net/2021/11/30/reminder-metro-offering-fare-discounts-as-fare-collection-restarts-on-metro-buses-on-jan-10/ or stop by a Metro Customer Care Center. The nearest Customer Center to the City of West Hollywood is located at the Wilshire/Vermont Metro Station at 3183 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 174, Los Angeles.

    For more information about the City’s transit programs and about its subsidized Senior/Disabled Bus Pass Program, contact Francisco Gomez, City of West Hollywood Transit Program Administrator, at (323) 848-6454 or at [email protected].

    The City of West Hollywood remains in a declared local emergency in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. West Hollywood City Hall is open for in-person transactions by appointment. Visitors to City Hall and City facilities are required to adhere to vaccine verification requirements. Click here for details. To make an appointment, visit www.weho.org/appointments. City Hall services remain accessible by phone at (323) 848-6400 and via the City’s website at www.weho.org. City of West Hollywood coronavirus information is available at www.weho.org/coronavirus.

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