Submit 2018 T/PRP Claims by March 31

March 12, 2019

The deadline to submit 2018 transit and/or parking claims to EBPA, the Transit/Parking Reimbursement Program (T/PRP) administrator, is March 31, 2019. To submit claims, go to select.ebpabenefits.com/columbia or complete a claim form. If you have any questions about your account balance or the EBPA website, contact EBPA at 1-888-456-4576.

Things You Should Know

  • Your 2018 T/PRP account balance rolled over as of January 1, 2019.

  • After March 31, 2019, there is no reimbursement for 2018 claims, even if you have an account balance.  Any unused balance can still be used for 2019 expenses.

Information Notice

News Update: 

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is raising some fares for New York City subways and buses, Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North trains, and MTA Bridges and Tunnels. The changes go into effect on March 31, 2019 (tolls) and April 21, 2019 (fares). 

  • Base subway and bus fare will remain at $2.75; bonuses eliminated

  • Express bus fare increases to $6.75 

  • 30-day unlimited ride MetroCard increases to $127

For more details on new fares and tolls, go to the MTA's New Fares and Tolls press release.


For More Information

As always, if you have any questions, please contact the Columbia Benefits Service Center, Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 212-851-7000 or via email at hrbenefits@columbia.edu.

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