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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. 

Clipper® Turns 10
News Release
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today marked the 10th anniversary of the Bay Area’s Clipper electronic transit fare payment card.

Clipper® Expands to More Sonoma County Bus Services
News Release
Tuesday, February 23, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — Clipper, the all-in-one transit fare payment card already accepted on 17 Bay Area transit systems, is officially expanding on Wednesday, Feb.

Make Clipper® Your Game Plan!
News Release
Tuesday, December 29, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), in partnership with the Super Bowl 50 Host Committee, has produced three new collectible limited-edition Clipper cards in honor of Su

Help Plan the Future of Clipper
News Release
Monday, December 1, 2014

OAKLAND, CA — Where would you like to use Clipper, and how would you like to use it? That’s what the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and Bay Area transit agencies want to know.

Clipper® Expands to Napa and Solano Counties
News Release
Monday, November 3, 2014

OAKLAND, CA 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 N

Clipper Card Program Attains 20-Million-Monthly Transaction Mark
News Release
Friday, May 9, 2014

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) announced today that the popular Clipper® transit fare card program reached its highest usage rate ever, with 20,058,055 transactions

Free Muni for Youth Pilot Program
Top Stories
Friday, March 1, 2013

The “Free Muni for Youth” pilot program launched March 1, 2013, and already 20,000 low- and moderate-income students have signed up for the free SF Muni passes, which are only available on a Clippe

VTA Ticket Vending Machines Adding Value to Clipper Cards
News Release
Friday, August 31, 2012

Loading value to your Clipper card just got easier!

MTC, Bay Area Transit Agencies Launch ClipperSM
News Release
Wednesday, June 16, 2010

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and major Bay Area transit operators today rechristened the region’s all-in-one, reloadable transit fare card as Clip


Regional Fare Integration Presentation-Clipper Executive Board (Feb. 2019)
Clipper Executive Board Presentation Regional Fare Integration Seminar Feb 2019.pdf (6.49 MB)
Transit Fare Coordination & Integration Study Overview (Oct. 2019)
Transit Fare Coordination and Integration Study Overview Oct 2019.pdf (5.06 MB)
Means-Based Fare Program Framework-May 2018
MTC Resolution 4320 Regional Means-Based Transit Fare Pilot Program Framework.pdf (2.72 MB)
SMART Fare Structure Update
Board_Workshop_FarePolicy_(Linda_Meckel)_2-11-15.pdf (1.56 MB)