Key Successes — Economic Mobility & Security

Half-price fares for low-income New Yorkers

On June 11, 2018, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a deal to include full funding for Fair Fares in the city budget. Starting in January 2019, New Yorkers whose income is below the federal poverty line will qualify for half-price MetroCards.

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