FINAL UPDATE: Disabled train has been removed from service and cleared from Castro Station. We are resuming Eastbound #SubwaySvc. Residual svc gaps possible as we work to balance svc. Bus shuttles will remain in place btwn West Portal & Van Ness temporarily to assist. (More: 26 in last 48 hours)

How to Access Low-Income Transit Fares and Fee Waivers

SFMTA offers a number of discounts on transit fares and parking related fees for low income customers with a gross annual income (before taxes) at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level indicated below.

Additionally, there are a number of discounts available to People Experiencing Homelessness

Income Requirements for Low Income Discounts

Household Size







Annual Income

$29,160 $39,440 $49,720 $60,000 $70,280 $80,560

*Add $9,440 for each additional household member over six

Discounts and waivers are currently available for the following programs

Receiving the Discount

Complete and include the Income Verification Form along with you application for the program you are applying for. 

Individuals who qualify for SFMTA's Low Income discounts may also qualify for other local and regional discounts. More information available on SFHSA's website.