Clipper (Program : California).

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Six Transit Agencies to Join Clipper START Program
Top Stories
Monday, November 16, 2020

Six more Bay Area transit agencies this month will join the new Clipper START program, which allows lower-income adults age 19-64 to receive fare discounts ranging from 20 percent to 50 percent on transit systems around the region. 

Going to Bat for Low-Income Voters: MTC Joins Oakland Athletics, AC Transit
Top Stories
Thursday, October 29, 2020

MTC this week teamed up with the Oakland Athletics, AC Transit and social service agencies to help lower-income Alameda County residents cast general election ballots on or before Election Day.

Agencies Team Up to Roll Out Plan for Safe and Healthy Transit Operations
Top Stories
Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Bay Area transit agencies today released the Riding Together: Bay Area Healthy Transit Plan to protect the health and safety of transit riders and employees, and to build confidence in public transit.

Transit Riders Earning a Low-Income Can Start Saving with Clipper START®
News Release
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

As Bay Area transit ridership climbs back from the decline caused by the pandemic, the new Clipper START program allows lower-income adults to receive big fare discounts on BART, Muni, Caltrain, and select Golden Gate Transit and Ferry routes.

Cubic to Provide Customer Service for Clipper START
Top Stories
Friday, December 13, 2019

MTC’s Operations Committee today approved a $1.7 million contract with Cubic Transportation Services, Inc.

Clipper Update Wins Commission Approval
News Release
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) at its Sept. 26 meeting approved a $461 million contract with Cubic Transportation Services Inc.

SMART Ready to Roll
Top Stories
Monday, August 21, 2017

The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) District will begin full passenger train service this Friday, August 25, 2017, thanks to the Federal Railroad Administration's decision last week to give the system a green light.

What Does the Future Hold for Clipper®?
News Release
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and Bay Area transit agencies remind residents that just one week remains to weigh in on suggested improvements to the region’s Clipper®

Clipper® Expands to Union City Transit
News Release
Monday, April 3, 2017

Clipper, the all-in-one transit fare payment card already accepted on 20 Bay Area transit systems, today officially expanded to Union City Transit.

Pass Through The Hub: Transportation Information Nexus!
Top Stories
Thursday, January 26, 2017

The Hub at @ 375 Beale is the Bay Area’s newest resource for transportation information and services.


MTC Operational Statistics (October 2020)
MTC_operational_stats_10-2020.pdf (371.46 KB)
Regional Fare Integration Presentation-Clipper Executive Board (Feb. 2019)
Clipper Executive Board Presentation Regional Fare Integration Seminar Feb 2019.pdf (6.49 MB)
MTC Operational Statistics: October 2019
MTC_operational_stats_10-19.pdf (263.74 KB)
MTC Operational Statistics: November 2019
MTC_operational_stats_11-19.pdf (259.12 KB)
MTC Operational Statistics: September 2019
MTC_operational_stats_9-19.pdf (263.78 KB)


Jacob Buensalida
The Art of Clipper
Photo Gallery
Tuesday, October 27, 2015

The Bay Area tech community is famous for disrupting entrenched industries and services.

Clipper Expansion
Sunday, November 23, 2014

Clipper, the all-in-one transit fare payment card already accepted on nine Bay Area transit systems, today expands its network of participating transit operators to Napa and Solano counties with th

North Bay Youths Tell Transit Stories
Friday, November 7, 2014

Teenagers in Marin, Sonoma and Napa Counties love public transit. But don't take our word for it.

Daily Clipper Card Use Tops the Half-Million Mark
Wednesday, September 14, 2011