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Low Income Transit Pass Program

Updated February 8, 2017

Low Income Transit Pass Pilot Program Extension & Expansion


Regional Council has approved the extension of the Low Income Transit Pass Pilot Program through to June 2017, in addition to transitioning the pilot into a permanent, annual program beginning in July 2017.

The pilot program extension means that participants already buying subsidized passes will be able to continue to purchase passes at the discounted rates for the months of March, April, May and June 2017.

Beginning in July 2017, a permanent Low Income Transit Program will take effect, which will accept up to 1,000 qualified applicants who will be able to purchase a subsidized monthly pass from July 2017 to June 2018.

Halifax Transit will begin accepting applications for the annual program on Monday, May 8, 2017. Complete details will become available closer to the application date on the new annual program and application forms. Please note that pilot program participants who would like to continue to participate in the program beyond June 2017 must re-apply for the permanent program.

Program Extension for current participants

Current participants will able to to continue to purchase transit passes at the subsidized rates from March to June 2017.

As with the earlier phase of the pilot program, subsidized passes my only be purchased at one of the HRM citizen contact centres.

Monthly Pass

Available for purchase

Citizens Contact Centre

March 2017

February 20, 2017

Acadia Centre
636 Sackville Dr, Lower Sackville

Alderney Gate
40 Alderney Dr, 1st Floor, Dartmouth

Bayers Road
7071 Bayers Rd, 2nd Floor, Halifax

Scotia Square
5201 Duke St, Halifax

April 2017

March 20, 2017

May 2017

April 20, 2017

June 2017

May 22, 2017


Subsidized Pass Rates

Transit Passes

Regular Cost

50% discount available through the
Low Income Transit Pass Program

Regular Adult Pass



MetroLink Pass



MetroX Pass