Have you met Tappy? TAP’s new mascot is here to help you learn how to get the most out of your TAP card. Load it with money — called Stored Value — and you’re good to go.
As of today, TAP is now available across the entire Torrance Transit system, which happens to 75 years young this year. Riders can enjoy this convenient option to pay their fare as well as other TAP benefits. Instead of handling cash and tokens, riders can simply tap their valid TAP [continue reading]
Some good news: TAP cards can now be used on the Pasadena ARTS bus. This is the twelfth transit agency to join TAP with more on the way soon. A few details: The ARTS bus will continue to accept cash fares. Board a Pasadena ARTS bus with TAP Stored Value or [continue reading]
The TAP network continues to grow as Long Beach Transit today becomes the latest agency to join as a fully TAP-enabled bus fleet. Long Beach Transit riders now have the choice to pay their fare with TAP cards instead of paper passes or cash. A rider simply taps the card [continue reading]
Heads up, Apple product users: if you’ve recently updated your operating system, your Safari browser may no longer be able to run TAPtogo.net‘s secure log in system. This goes for Safari on both OS and iOS. While Metro’s TAP team works on this issue, we suggest you download the free Google [continue reading]
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Matthew Hetz published an article at CityWatch today with the headline “The TAP card, discouraging mass transit one card at a time.” The article listed several issues that Mr. Hetz has had with TAP. Here is Metro’s response to Mr. Hetz: Dear Mr. Hetz: Thank you for taking the time [continue reading]