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Metro announces first ever sales event for up to 50 percent off on selected passes through October 15

ByadminDC

Sep 16, 2021


SOURCE:Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

For immediate release: September 16, 2021

Metro customers can ride more for less with first ever pass sale offering deep discounts

Starting today, Metro customers will save up to 50 percent on selected passes through October 15. For the first time ever, Metro is launching a sales event that will allow riders to purchase discounted passes with unlimited trips on Metrorail and Metrobus whether you travel one day, one week, or one month.

During the sale, customers may purchase the 1-, 3-, and 7-day passes to use anytime. Monthly passes will be valid for use October 1-31.

“This is a great way to come back to work, restaurants, theater, museums, sports events and outdoor activities this fall with a pass that lets you ride at a deep discount,” said Metro General Manager Paul J. Wiedefeld. “We have also enhanced cleaning on buses and trains and improved the ventilation, making it safer and now more affordable for customers to give Metro a try.”

The pass sale, coincides with fare and service improvements that began on September 5, providing more buses and trains, lower prices and longer hours on weekends.

“Bringing back riders and attracting new ones will take bold action and doing things we have never done before,” said Metro Board Chairman Paul C. Smedberg. ” This first-ever pass sale and recent fare and service improvements are just the beginning and as a Board we will continue to pursue new ways to rebuild ridership.”

Discounted passes are available to purchase September 16 through October 15 for the following:

Normal Price Sale Price
1-Day Unlimited Pass $13 $6.50
3-Day Unlimited Pass $28 $14
7-Day Short Trip Pass $38 $19
7-Day Unlimited Pass $58 $29
Monthly Unlimited Pass Starting from $44

All unlimited passes allow rider to take as many trips as they want anywhere on Metrorail or Metrobus (excludes Express and Airport Express routes) including peak and off-peak periods.

Passes can be purchased now in the SmarTrip® app and then added to Apple Wallet, GPay, or your plastic SmarTrip Card online, at Fare Vending Machines located in Metrorail stations, and at the Metro Center Sales Office.

Additional information about the Metro Sales Event can be found at wmata.com/sal


Metro announces first ever sales event

Save up to 50% on selected Metro passes
from now until October 15th.

1-Day Unlimited Pass $13 $6.50

Provides unlimited Metrorail and Metrobus travel
Activated the first time SmarTrip® is tapped at a fare gate or bus farebox
Expires at the end of the operating day
No time restrictions (valid for peak and off-peak fares)
Covers first $2 of fare on Metrobus Express and Airport Express routes
Was $13, now on sale for $6.50.
Buy now on the SmarTrip® app, at Fare Vending Machines located in Metrorail stations, and at the Metro Center Sales Office.

3-Day Unlimited Pass $28 $14

Provides unlimited Metrorail and Metrobus travel
Activated the first time SmarTrip® is tapped at a fare gate or bus farebox
Expires at the end of the third consecutive operating day
No time restrictions (valid for peak and off-peak fares)
Covers first $2 of fare on Metrobus Express and Airport Express routes
Was $28, now on sale for $14.
Buy now on the SmarTrip® app, at Fare Vending Machines located in Metrorail stations, and at the Metro Center Sales Office.

7-Day Unlimited Pass $58 $29

Provides unlimited Metrorail and Metrobus travel
Activated the first time SmarTrip® is tapped at a fare gate or bus farebox
Expires at the end of the seventh consecutive operating day
No time restrictions (valid for peak and off-peak fares)
Covers first $2 of fare on Metrobus Express and Airport Express routes
Was $58, now on sale for $29.
Buy now on the SmarTrip® app, at Fare Vending Machines located in Metrorail stations, and at the Metro Center Sales Office.

7-Day Short-Trip Pass $38 $19

Covers all trips in the Metrorail system during off-peak hours and Metrobus travel
Activated the first time it is used
Expires at the end of the seventh consecutive operating day
Covers unlimited trips on Metrorail up to a fare of $3.85 when peak fares are in effect
Covers the first $2 of fare on Metrobus Express and Airport Express routes
Was $38, now on sale for $19. Buy now on the SmarTrip® app, at Fare Vending Machines located in Metrorail stations, and at the Metro Center Sales Office.

Monthly Unlimited Pass Starting From $44
Passes are available for a number of fare levels
Provides unlimited Metrobus travel and covers first $2 of fare on Metrobus Express and Airport Express routes
To learn more, visit the Monthly Pass page.
Buy now on the SmarTrip® app or smartrip.wmata.com.

Ready to Buy?
Passes can be purchased in the SmarTrip® app and then added to Apple Wallet, GPay, or your plastic SmarTrip Card online, at Fare Vending Machines located in Metrorail stations, and at the Metro Center Sales Office.


TERMS AND CONDITIONS
WMATA 2021 Metro Pass Sales Event Promotional Terms and Conditions For (i) 1-DAY UNLIMITED PASS; (ii) 3-DAY UNLIMITED PASS; (iii) 7-DAY SHORT-TRIP UNLIMITED PASS; (iv) 7-DAY UNLIMITED PASS; AND (v) OCTOBER MONTHLY UNLIMITED PASSES

During the promotional period, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (“WMATA”) is offering discounts on the purchase of the following passes:

(i)50% discount on 1-day and 3-day unlimited passes;
(ii)50% discount on 7-day unlimited and 7-day short-trip unlimited passes; and
(iii)a discount based on reducing the trip multiplier from 36 to 22 on October monthly unlimited passes.
The offer is eligible for the purchase of any of the passes listed above on an eligible SmarTrip® card only. Purchase availability of the passes listed above may vary by location. The number of passes which may be purchased is limited per card. This is a limited time offer – purchases must be made during the promotional period, which begins September 16, 2021 and ends October 15, 2021 at 11:59 PM. WMATA reserves the right to terminate, cancel, modify, or suspend the offer at any time for any or no reason in its sole discretion without prior notice or liability to you. This offer may not be combined with any other offers except WMATA’s Virtual SmarTrip® Card Fee Waiver Promotion (further information and applicable Terms and Conditions available at wmata.com/mobilepay). This offer is non-refundable, non-transferrable, and may not be resold or redeemed for cash. This offer is subject to SmarTrip® terms and conditions, which are available online at https://www.wmata.com/about/records/smartrip-terms-conditions.cfm and are incorporated by reference in these terms and conditions. This offer does not include a new SmarTrip® card and purchasing a new SmarTrip® card is subject to applicable fees. Violation of these terms may lead to the offer being invalidated. This offer is void where prohibited. WMATA is not responsible for errors or delays in the processing, activation, or use of any passes.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY: A SMARTRIP® CARD (PHYSICAL OR VIRTUAL) IS PROVIDED BY WMATA ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS AND YOUR USE OF THE SAME IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. WMATA MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WMATA DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WMATA AND ITS EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS AND AGENTS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THIS PROMOTION OR YOUR USE OF A SMARTRIP® CARD INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL WMATA’S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY AND ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION IN CONNECTION WITH THE OFFER OR THE SMARTRIP® CARD EXCEED THE AMOUNT OF THE DISCOUNT BEING PROVIDED, WHICH MAY BE $6.50 (1-DAY UNLIMITED PASS), $14.00 (3-DAY UNLIMITED PASS), $19.00 (7-DAY SHORT-TRIP UNLIMITED PASS), $29.00 (7-DAY UNLIMITED PASS), OR REFLECT THE TRIP MULTIPLIER BEING REDUCED FROM 36 TO 22 (OCTOBER MONTHLY UNLIMITED PASS).

This offer shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia without regard to its choice of law provisions, except that in the case of any direct and irreconcilable conflict between Commonwealth of Virginia law and the WMATA compact, the compact shall prevail. Each party submits to the sole and exclusive jurisdiction of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Alexandria division.

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