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Release date: Feb. 2, 2011

*** Press Release ***

SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which operates the Municipal Railway (Muni), today announced that the agency will hold a special sign up event where seniors, 65 and older, can receive a Senior Clipper card on-the-spot by completing an application and showing proof of age.  The Senior Clipper card event will be held at the Powell Street Muni Metro Station on Thursday, February 3, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Senior customers must show one of the following to validate identification and proof of age:

  • Birth certificate
  • State-Issued Driver’s License
  • State-Issued Identification Card
  • Passport
  • SF City ID Card
  • Matricula Consular/Consular Identification Card
  • Alien Registration/Permanent Resident Card

Assistance loading the card with a discounted pass or cash will also be provided at this event. 

In the past, seniors applying for a Senior Clipper card had to wait up to 10 days to receive the card by mail.  At this event, the cards will be issued immediately upon application approval.

For more information on the Clipper card, please visit  Muni customers can learn more about using the Clipper card on Muni and the transition to Clipper by visiting

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