All resources RIPTA Disability Bus Pass
RIPTA offers a Reduced Fare Bus Pass Program that allows low-income people with disabilities to travel free for two years. If accessing public transportation is essential for a patient’s activities of daily living, then this letter can be used to advocate for the patient to receive a free two-year bus pass. Refer to the Social Security Administration Blue Book – Adult Listings (Part A) to determine the specific condition that your patient has in order to document in the letter.
One of the following items is necessary for documentation of a disability, and the provider should assist with providing this:
1). Certification of Disability (included with letter template)
2). Medicare card with a disability code
3). An SSI or SSDI Award Letter or certification
4). A letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs with a disability rating at or above 40%
RIPTA Disability Letter Template