Join the Connect Card “Soft” Launch

August 23, 2016 Rider Information

The Sacramento region will soon join the ranks of many communities around the
country with a state-of-the-art transit smart card fare payment system, the Connect
Card, and needs volunteers help to test it. The soft launch will include a small group of
participants. As an RT rider, you have the exclusive opportunity to use the Connect Card
prior to its full launch early next year.

Once fully implemented, the Connect Card will provide access to nine transit systems
across the region with just one card.

Take these four easy steps to participate in the soft launch:

1. Sign Up: Visit or the RT Customer Service and Sales
Center located at 1225 R Street (adjacent to the 13th Street light rail station) to take a
short survey.

2. Receive Your Connect Card: After you take the survey, you will receive an email with step-by-step instructions on how to load cash value, passes or Discount fare on the
Connect Card.

3. Tap and Go: Add cash value, passes or Discount fare on the Connect Card in the
method that you would regularly purchase fare.

4. Provide Feedback: If you encounter system issues or if something doesn’t work quite right, let the Connect Card team know. Your feedback is essential to a successful

Visit ConnectTransitCardfor details.