Forth Worth, Dallas, Denton & Plano Resource Centers on Independent Living

Reduced DART Fare Pass Program

Do you qualify for a DART Reduced Fare Pass based on disability?

You must attach proof of one of the following disabilities. (Dr.’s letter which specifies the nature of your disability on Dr.’s letterhead & signed by a doctor or a hospital diagnosis,; the diagnosis must be written out not just a number). Please check the diagnosis which applies to you and attach the documentation.

   Qualified disabilities are as follows:

  1. Certified legally blind (Those who are legally blind, whose visual acuity in the better eye, after correction, is 20/200 or worse or visual field is contracted.)
  2. Certified deaf or profound hard of hearing (Total deafness, persons whose hearing loss is 70 dba or greater in the 1000 and 2000 Hz ranges.)
  3. Certified to be Non-ambulatory (Manual Wheelchair, Sport Wheelchair, Power Wheelchair)
  4. Certified to be semi-ambulatory – uses mechanical aid (Cane, Crutches, Walker, Leg Brace)
  5. Physical disability (Hemo-dialysis, Heart Disease, Portable Oxygen, Portable Respiratory Unit, Amputation of an extremity)
  6. Certified for at least 50% VA disability (Service Connected)
  7. Certified for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI, SSI, Award Letter)
  8. Certified as intellectual disability / intellectually disabled (Intellectual Disability)
  9. Certified as having a seizure disorder (Seizure Disorder)
  10. Certified as having a Mental Illness (Schizophrenia, PTSD, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder)In addition DART requires that we have a copy of the following documents.

In addition DART requires that we have a copy of the following documents. Please check which items you have attached.

(Note: all lines below must be checked to obtain an id)

  __ Picture I.D. either Driver’s license or Texas State picture I.D. card.

  __ Copy of SSDI card or entitlement letter or if under age 65, a Dr.’s Letter/Medical record signed by a doctor verifying the specific disability that was checked.

Please check which items you have attached.

**A Medicaid Card does not qualify anyone for this disability based DART reduced fare pass.**

Make an appointment with Janie Peachee @ 214-630-4796 or the DART authorized clerk in our Plano center 972-398-1111.

Once you bring these documents to

REACH of Dallas, 8625 King George Dr. Suite 210, Dallas, TX 75235, (no faxed I.D. allowed) we can print you a form 1000.

or REACH of Plano 720 E. Park Blvd. Ste. 104, Plano, TX 75074-8844

Take the form 1000 along with $2.00 to the DART Store downtown at 1401 Pacific (Akard Station).

Photo IDs are made at the DART Store weekdays between 9-11 a.m. and 2-4 p.m. only.

* If you purchase a pass with a Lone Star (SNAP) card you automatically pay half price.

If you are over 65 you may obtain your Reduced Fare Pass directly from DART. Bring proof of age such as a Driver's License, birth certificate, passport, Texas Department of Public Safety photo ID, or other substantiating documentation. Pay a $2 fee to cover the cost of the photo. A DART Store agent will take your picture and create your DART Senior Citizen Photo ID card.