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Free bus pass for elders

The Hindu | 14/02/2021 04:54 PM | Click to read full article

The State government has permitted the Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC), Chennai, to issue free bus pass/travel tokens to senior citizens from February 1. After the relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions, many senior citizens had requested the government to ask the MTC to open the counters to issue free bus passes. The senior citizens can use the free passes to travel on all buses, except air-conditioned buses in Chennai.The State government has permitted the Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC), Chennai, to issue free bus pass/travel tokens to senior citizens from February 1.

After the relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions, many senior citizens had requested the government to ask the MTC to open the counters to issue free bus passes. The senior citizens can use the free passes to travel on all buses, except air-conditioned buses in Chennai.