SFMTA Deploys Clipper Fare Collection on Cable Cars
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which operates the Municipal Railway (Muni), today announced that the cable car conductors are now using new handheld Clipper card readers that will allow conductors to deduct a fare from cash value loaded on a Clipper card as well as automatically load passes (and other products) purchased through clippercard.com or by phone onto a customer’s card. This solution was accomplished without altering the historic appearance or operation of the San Francisco icons.
“The new handheld readers will make commuting by cable car much easier and more convenient for our customers who pay their fare with a Clipper card,” said Debra Johnson, Acting SFMTA Executive Director/CEO. Read more.