Clipper is available for mobile phones through either Apple Pay or Google Pay. Clipper will waive the standard $3 new-card fee for customers who choose Clipper on their phone. The $3 fee will be charged to customers who opt for a traditional plastic card. Adding a Clipper card to Google Pay, to an Apple iPhone 8 or later, or to an Apple Watch Series 3 or later is easy. Apple customers can add the card directly through Apple Wallet and load cash value with Apple Pay anytime, anywhere. Customers with Android system phones running Android 5 or later similarly can add the Clipper card directly through Google Pay and load cash value anytime, anywhere.
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and Bay Area transit agencies advise people who want to attend Sunday’s Pride march in San Francisco or other Pride celebration activities this weekend to: Avoid lineups by downloading a Clipper card in advance to your smartphone. For additional details on using Clipper on your phone, go to clippercard.com. In order to avoid the loading delays encountered on Monday by some San Francisco-bound travellers celebrating the Golden State Warriors’ most recent NBA championship, Clipper boosted back-end processing capacity this week.