The Clipper START® pilot program provides fare discounts to adults with lower incomes for single rides on 21 transit systems around the Bay Area. The program is administered by MTC in partnership with Bay Area transit agencies. Read More
Eleven more Bay Area transit agencies today joined the Clipper START program, which allows lower-income adults age 19-64 to receive fare discounts ranging from 20% to 50% on most transit systems around the region. Beginning Monday, Jan. 25, riders with Clipper START cards will receive a 50% discount on SamTrans fares, and 20% discounts on AC Transit, County Connection, Fairfield and Suisun Transit (FAST), Napa VINE, SolTrans, Tri Delta Transit, Union City Transit, Vacaville City Coach, WestCAT and Wheels fares.
Six more Bay Area transit agencies will join the new Clipper START program this month, allowing lower-income adults age 19-64 to receive fare discounts ranging from 20 percent to 50 percent on a growing number of transit systems around the region.
As Bay Area transit ridership slowly climbs back from the steep decline caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the new Clipper START program allows lower-income adults age 19-64 to receive big fare discounts on select transit services around the region. Clipper START discounts are 50 percent off fares for Muni, Caltrain, and select Golden Gate Transit and Ferry routes, and 20 percent off BART fares. Read More