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The Port Authority of NY & NJ
New PATH Fares - Effective, 12:01 AM, March 2, 2008
Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation (PATH)
  New
 Fare Option  Price Price Per Ride
Cash $1.75 $1.75
1-Trip - SmartLink/PATH SingleRide Ticket $1.75 $1.75
10-Trip - QuickCard/SmartLink $13.00 $1.30
20-Trip - QuickCard/SmartLink $26.00 $1.30
40-Trip - QuickCard/SmartLink $52.00 $1.30
Senior SmartLink Card - for riders 65 years or older $1.00 $1.00
SmartLink 1-day pass- unlimited** for 1 day $6.00 N/A
SmartLink 7-day pass - unlimited** for 7 days $18.00 N/A
SmartLink 30-day pass - unlimited** for 30 days $54.00 N/A
Pay-Per-Ride MetroCard $1.75 $1.75
**Can be used only once at the same station within an 18-minute period; good for one person only
PATH’s one-way full fare is $1.75. SmartLinksm discounts are available when purchasing 10-, 20-, or 40-trips or 1-Day, 7-Day or 30-Day Unlimited Passes. Discounts are also available to customers who purchase 10-, 20- or 40-trip QuickCards. PATH’s one-way senior fare, offered to riders 65 years of age or older, is $1, payable with the PATH Senior SmartLink Card. PATH Senior SmartLink Card application forms are available at all stations and online at www.pathsmartlinkcard.com. For information on how to obtain a PATH SmartLink Card, visit www.pathsmartlinkcard.com or call PATH at 1-800-234-PATH/7284.
The PATH QuickCard, valid for 180 days from the date of purchase, is sold at newsstands in or near stations, in nearby shops, and at NJ Transit Ticket Vending Machines. For a full list of QuickCard vendors click here.
PATH vending machines allow customers to add trips to the Senior and regular PATH SmartLink Card. These vending machines also sell the PATH SingleRide Ticket and the Pay-Per-Ride MetroCard. The large PATH vending machines accept cash, credit and debit/ATM cards. The small PATH vending machines only accept credit and debit/ATM cards and do not sell the PATH SingleRide Ticket.
NJ Transit Ticket Vending Machines accept credit or debit/ATM cards. QuickCard vendors accept cash and TransitChek. The 40-trip QuickCard may also be purchased online through NJ Transit's Quik-Tik program by clicking here.
Please treat your QuickCard as you would cash, as PATH will not replace any lost or stolen QuickCard. PATH does not refund trips on lost or expired QuickCards or unregistered SmartLink Cards.

Vendors

New Jersey QuickCards SOLD
*Accepts TransitChek
QuickCard Vendor list was accurate as of 03/02/2008 and is subject to change.
Newark Penn Station Trips
  Metro News*
   Track 1, H. Platform
   and concourse area
10, 20, 40
Journal Square Station & Transportation Center Trips
  Hudson News*
   concourse level
2, 10, 20, 40
  National News Corp.
   3000 Kennedy Boulevard
2, 10, 20
  Superior Markets*
   637 Newark Avenue
2, 10, 20
Grove Street Station Trips
  D & R Enterprise*
   turnstile area
2, 10, 20, 40
Pavonia/Newport Station Trips
  P&K Newsstand Inc.*
   541 Washington Boulevard
2, 10, 20, 40
  B & H Newsstand*
   109 Pavonia Avenue
2, 10, 20, 40
Exchange Place Station Trips
  Shayona News*
   10 Exchange Place
2, 10, 20, 40
Hoboken Station Trips
  Class Food of Hoboken*
   217 Washington Street
2, 10, 20, 40
  Hudson News*
   (next to NJ Transit waiting room)
10, 20, 40
  Riverside Deli
   205 Hudson Street
2, 10, 20
Bayonne Trips
  A Sharp Deli*
   368 Avenue C
2, 10, 20

New York QuickCards SOLD:
33rd Street Station Trips
  Hudson News*
   (turnstile area)
2, 10, 20, 40
14th Street Station Trips
  Vaidya Newsstand
   101 West 14th Street & 6th Avenue (corner)
2, 10, 20
Temporary World Trade Center Staton Trips
  Hudson News*
   (turnstile area)

10, 20, 40
and 20 Trip SmartLinkCard

  Penny Travel Networks*
   120 Broadway
20




PATH Fare - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

1. Q: When does the PATH fare increase take effect?

A: The fare increase is effective at 12:01 a.m., Sunday, March 2, 2008. QuickCard and SmartLink Card trips purchased prior to March 2nd will be honored with no loss in trips. QuickCard customers are reminded that unused trips expire on the date printed on the back of the card.

2. Q: What is the new PATH fare?

A: The new one-way cash fare is $1.75 per trip. The 10-trip SmartLink Card or QuickCard is $13; the 20- trip SmartLink Card or QuickCard is $26, and the 40-trip SmartLink Card or QuickCard is $52. Customers who purchase these cards pay $1.30 per trip, more than a 25% discount off the full cash fare. The 11-trip QuickCard has been eliminated and replaced with a new 10-trip QuickCard and SmartLink Card.

PATH has also introduced a 1- Day Unlimited Pass at a cost of $6, a 7-Day Unlimited Pass at a cost of $18, and a 30-Day Unlimited Pass at a cost of $54. PATH's one-way Senior fare, offered to riders 65 years of age or older, will remain at $1.00 and is payable ONLY with the PATH Senior SmartLink Card.

3. Q: Will MTA MetroCards continue to be accepted on the PATH system?

A: Yes. The MTA Pay-Per-Ride MetroCard continues to be accepted on the PATH system. MetroCard bonuses or discounts are consistent with New York City Transit fare policy, and subject to change by the MTA. Please note that PATH accepts only Pay-Per-Ride MetroCards. PATH does not accept MTA Unlimited (time-based) Passes, disabled farecards, senior farecards, student farecards, or other types of MetroCard.

4. Q: Will any QuickCard or SmartLink Card trips purchased prior to March 2nd be honored at the old fare rate?

A: Yes. Any unused trips purchased prior to the fare increase will be honored until used.

5. Q: Can I still use the MetroCard I purchased prior to the fare increase?

A: Yes. Any Pay-Per-Ride MetroCard with remaining value can be used to pay the PATH fare. An amount of $1.75 will be deducted with each use.



PATH Turnstiles
PATH’s turnstiles accept the PATH SmartLink Card, the PATH SingleRide Ticket, the Pay-Per-Ride MetroCard, and the PATH QuickCard. Pay-Per-Ride MetroCard holders may use their card for up to four people at any PATH station, at any one time. The PATH SingleRide Ticket is valid for two hours from time of purchase.

PATH turnstiles do NOT accept cash, the MTA SingleRide Ticket, MTA Reduced-Fare MetroCard, or any Unlimited Ride MetroCard.

PATH does not refund trips on lost or expired QuickCards or unregistered SmartLink Cards.
PATH Vending Machines
PATH vending machines allow customers to add trips to the Senior and regular PATH SmartLink Card. These vending machines also sell the PATH SingleRide Ticket and the Pay-Per-Ride MetroCard. The large PATH vending machines accept cash, credit and debit/ATM cards. The small PATH vending machines only accept credit and debit/ATM cards and do not sell the PATH SingleRide Ticket.

Persons who have paid their fare, but have not been able to reach their destination due to suspension of service, are entitled to a refund of PATH fare paid. Please use either the Passenger Assistance Phone or call 1-800-234-PATH/7284.

PATH cannot assume responsibility for inconvenience, expense or damage resulting from errors in schedule, delayed or cancelled trains, or failure to make connections. Schedules are subject to change without notice.

Warning: Fare evasion is punishable under the laws of the States of New Jersey and New York. Offenders are subject to summons or arrest.
Refunds
Persons who have paid their fare, but have not been able to reach their destination due to suspension of service, are entitled to a refund of PATH fare paid. Please use either the Passenger Assistance Phone or call 1-800-234-PATH/7284.
PATH cannot assume responsibility for inconvenience, expense or damage resulting in errors in schedule, delayed or cancelled trains or failure to make connections. Schedules are subject to change without notice.
Warning: Fare evasion is punishable under the laws of the States of New Jersey and New York. Offenders are subject to summons or arrest.
If you use a station not served by an agent, please pick up Passenger Assistance Phone or call us at 1-800-234-PATH (7284) for help.