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Nonprofits help eligible riders save on Metro Transit routes [Video]

A few years ago, Krissy Cook relied on her TAP pass to make her rides on Metro Transit affordable.

Loaded onto her Go-To Card, the TAP benefits allowed Cook to ride Metro Transit buses, express buses and light rail trains at a reduced fare. With TAP, she paid $1 for every ride, even during rush hour.

“Heck yeah, TAP was very easy for me to get when I needed the help to catch the bus and get around,” Cook recalled.

At the time that Cook relied on TAP reduced fares, she was homeless.

Today, her circumstances are greatly changed. Cook now runs St Paul nonprofit Fear None, Conquer All, which she founded. The organization supports and advocates for community members in need, helping them with high demand resources like employment, housing and food and also offering assistance in navigating the social service system.

Many of the people Cook works with …

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