Metro Eliminates $2 SmarTrip Card Fee for Seniors Beginning January 16

Per Montgomery County: “As part of Metro’s ongoing commitment to expand access and affordability to public transit, the Senior SmarTrip program will join all other Metro reduced fare programs in offering SmarTrip cards at no additional cost. Metro will begin to offer Senior SmarTrip cards at no cost to customers aged 65 and older on Tuesday, Jan. 16.
The elimination of the $2 fee removes the need for a third-party payment collection, which is currently a barrier to participation for social service agencies and other organizations to distribute the card. With the elimination of the card fee Metro is even more affordable for seniors.

Senior SmarTrip cards are available at all Montgomery County libraries, TRiPS stores and the County Treasury office in Rockville. Bring a proof of age when getting a card, which will provide free rides on all County Ride On buses and most Metrobuses in the County.”

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AC Milan Soccer Camp at Maryland Soccerplex

AC Milan Academy is hosting a soccer camp at Maryland Soccerplex from March 1st through March 3rd for girls and boys aged 5 to 16 from any club who want to develop their soccer skills and learn the unique methodology of AC Milan directly from AC Milan coaches.

March 1st (Friday) 6pm-7:30pm

March 2nd (Saturday) 6pm-7:30pm

March 3rd (Sunday) 10:30am -12pm and 3:30pm-5pm

Location:18031 Central Park Cir, Boyds, MD 20841

Price: $349 + AC Milan Junior Camp Kit


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