The RTA Transit Benefit Prepaid MasterCard (RTA Transit Benefit Card) is a reloadable contactless prepaid card issued for the purchase of transit fares only and will be accepted at any qualified transit agency that displays the MasterCard®, Maestro® or NYCE® Acceptance Mark. Employees can use the RTA Transit Benefit Card at a station sales window, a ticket vending machine, or to make an online purchase. Employees can also use the card to fund a smart card issued by a transit agency or a pre-existing transit account.
The RTA Transit Benefit Card features include:
- Accepted at any qualified transit agency everywhere Debit MasterCard is accepted.
- Wireless for faster transactions and easier use.
- Reloaded monthly.
The card is compliant with IRS section 132(f) regulations: whereas the card can only be used for purchasing transit products at qualified sales terminals.*
The RTA Transit Benefit Prepaid MasterCard is issued by The Bancorp Bank pursuant to license by MasterCard International Incorporated. The Bancorp Bank; Member FDIC. MasterCard is a registered trademark of MasterCard International Incorporated.
*A qualified sales terminal is a point of sale terminal that ONLY sells transit fare media accepted under IRS regulations. For example, if a sales terminal location selling transit fare media also processes transactions for food, beverages, vacation packages or tours then the card will not be accepted at that terminal. Insure only transit fare media is available through the sales terminal.