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Riding transit is more affordable with Clipper START

The Clipper START pilot program provides fare discounts for adult single rides on multiple transit systems around the Bay Area. The program is administered by MTC in partnership with Bay Area transit agencies. Transportation is typically one of a household’s largest expenses, so Clipper START makes public transit more affordable for more people. 

To qualify, you must... 

• Be a resident of the San Francisco Bay Area 

• Be 19-64 years old 

• Not have an RTC Clipper Card for people with disabilities 

• Have a household income of 200% of the federal poverty level or less 

Participants receive a 50% discount on the following services: VTA, AC Transit, Marin Transit, SolTrans, BART, 3Muni, Sonoma County Transit, Caltrain, Napa VINE, Tri Delta Transit, City Coach, Petaluma Transit, Union City Transit, County Connection, SamTrans, FAST, Santa Rosa CityBus, WestCAT, Golden Gate Transit and Ferry, SMART, and Wheels. 

To apply and learn more, visit 

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