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 ConnectTransitCard.com or the RT Customer Service and
Center located at 1225 R Street (adjacent to the 13th Street
light rail station) to take a
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
3. Tap and Go:
Add cash value, passes or Discount fare on the Connect Card in
method that you would regularly purchase fare.
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 ConnectTransitCard.com for details.