Halifax Transit has several services that can assist seniors to get where they need to go and then to get home safely. This includes free service for seniors on Tuesdays (see below for details) and the following:
- Lower fares for seniors
- Request-A-Stop service, available on buses after 6 p.m.
- Accessible Low Floor buses, available on most Halifax Transit routes
Free transit service for seniors on Tuesdays
Halifax Transit service is free for people aged 65 and older during certain times every Tuesday. Seniors can travel free of charge from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and after 6 p.m. on conventional bus and ferry services, including Community Transit.
A premium fare for MetroX ($1.00) and MetroLink ($0.50) is required to use these services.
Access-A-Bus services are excluded from this program.
Seniors who qualify for free travel should carry proper photo identification, as the operator may ask for proof of age.