Load Passes and Add Value to Your CLIPPER CARD on VTA Ticket Vending Machines
Place your Clipper card on the shelf labeled “Place Card Here” located in the middle of the TVM. The TVM will read the card and display the value currently on the card. Please do not remove card until you have completed your transaction.
Select one of the options
presented to you on the screen.
VTA Products (Monthly pass, etc.)
Clipper Cash or
Other Agency Products (AC Transit,Caltrain, Muni, and SamTrans only)
Select the specific cash
amount or fare product you want to
Select payment option. You can either use cash, a credit card or debit card.
CASH: Insert cash (including coins) in the slots indicated. The machine accepts all bills up to $20 and all coins, except pennies and 50-cent pieces. All change, including dollars, is given in coins. The machine can provide change up to $19.25.
CREDIT OR DEBIT CARD: Insert card in the slot at the top right hand corner of the TVM and follow instruction on the menu screen.
CANCEL your transaction: At any time you can cancel your transaction by pushing the red cancel button under the menu screen. To go back a screen, press the back button.
Once payment is made, please wait for your Clipper card to be loaded with the appropriate value. Do not remove the card during the update process.
Remove your card from the shelf when prompted.
It's That Easy!
Discontinued Sharks Train: Effective September 19, 2017, VTA will only operate regular light rail service to and from all Sharks games.
VTA Service Impacts: due to Levi's Stadium Event 9/21
Palo Alto Transit Center Re-opening 09/20/17: Palo Alto Transit Center will re-open to service on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 4:00 a.m.
October Service Changes: take effect on Monday, October 9th