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Trip Planners

Easy-to-use trip planning tools are widely available online and through mobile applications.

From a browser:

Apps for trip planning:


Clipper Card: the all-in-one transit card

What you need to know

  • Clipper card can hold transit passes, cash value or any combination. 
  • Transit services that accept Clipper 
  • Transfer your clipper card to your phone or smart watch
  • Cash value works on all participating transit systems. Passes and tickets are specific to each system.
  • You can add value to your card as you go, or you can set up Autoload, which automatically reloads your card whenever your pass expires or your cash value balance falls below $10.
  • Clipper offers discount cards for youth, seniors and people with disabilities.
  • You can use your Clipper card as an access key to bike share by linking your card to any BayWheels membership
  • A new adult Clipper card costs $3.00 USD. Clipper will waive the fee if you order your card online and sign up for Autoload
  • Learn how to get a Clipper card here or order one online.
  • Find a location near you (below are locations closest to campus)

Clipper Retail Locations Near CCA


UCSF Mission Bay - Transportation Services

1625 Owens Street (10-15 minute walk)
Monday-Friday, 8 AM- 4:30 PM

  • Clipper Card sales
  • Muni monthly fast passes adult (only good on BART within SF)
  • Monthly pass: Adult, senior, youth and RTC
  • Muni limited use tickets
  • Muni & BART (cash value)
  • Caltrain monthly pass, 8-ride ticket and cash value
  • AC Transit monthly passes and cash value
  • Golden Gate transit and Ferry cash value

Whole Foods Potrero - Customer Service
450 Rhode Island Street (7 minute walk)
Monday-Friday, 8 AM-10 PM

  • Clipper Card sales
  • Reload
  • Balance Check


Cole Hardware
5533 College Avenue (10 minute walk)
Monday-Sunday, 8 AM - 8 PM

  • Clipper Card Sales

BART - Rockridge Station
5660 College Avenue (12 minute walk)

  • Clipper reload (ticket kiosk only)