senior_smartripSenior citizens, age 65 and better can purchase a new Senior SmarTrip® card at any of the five convenient library branches, as well as retail and WMATA Metro commuter stores.
The bright yellow Senior SmarTrip® card for citizens age 65 and older enables seniors to get the discounted fare on Metrobus and Metrorail.
The five branches that accept cash, Greenbelt, Hyattsville, Oxon Hill, Spauldings and South Bowie, all offer this service.
To purchase this special card, you will need to show a valid government-issued photo ID with proof of age. The Senior SmarTrip® card costs $2. This card has no monetary value. You must load value using a blue Passes/Farecards machine at any Metrorail station or a bus farebox that accepts SmarTrip®. Visit for more information.