SFMTA Continues Senior and Youth Clipper Card Sign-up and How-to Events at Powell Muni Metro Station
Release date: 3/23/11
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The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which operates the Municipal Railway (Muni), today announced that the agency will continue Senior and Youth Clipper sign-up and how-to events through March 31.
The Senior and Youth Clipper card events will be held at the Powell Street Muni Metro Station from 4 to 7 p.m., Monday, March 28, through Thursday, March 31.
“We want to make the transition to the Clipper card as convenient as possible for our customers,” said Nathaniel P. Ford Sr., Executive Director/CEO. “We will continue to reach out to the community and work with our City partners to help our customers make the switch.”
At these events, seniors (65+) and youths (5 to 17) may sign up for Senior or Youth Clipper cards by completing an application and showing proof of age. Seniors will receive their card on-site. In the past, seniors applying for a Senior Clipper card had to wait up to 10 days to receive the card by mail. Youths will continue receive their cards by mail.
SFMTA Clipper Ambassadors will be on hand to show customers how to use the Muni Ticket Vending Machines to load passes and cash value on their card as well as how to use the Clipper card to enter the Muni fare gates.
Senior and youth customers must show one of the following to validate identification and proof of age:
Seniors must apply in person, a parent or guardian may apply for youth.
For more information on the Clipper card, please visit www.clippercard.com. Muni customers can learn more about using the Clipper card on Muni and the transition to Clipper by visiting www.sfmta.com/clipper.
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