How to buy, top up a TAP card and get help

September 15, 2021 7:25 PM

by Robert McCall

At its meeting on Tuesday, September 14th Santa Monica City Council directed the Ministry of Transport‘S Big blue bus to to enhance customer Access to TAP cards, while Employees continue Study the benefits of accontactless System.

Big blue bus Switched to contactless tariff payments on July 12th, 2021 as part of a 6-month pilot programi designed move Customers more efficient on his system, and to continue to protect health and safety from customers and bus companies. C.Customers are now required to make contactless tariff payments on board with a TAP map or cell phone ticket instead paying with Cash.

How to buy and top up a TAP card

Big Blue Bus cCustomers can quiet use Cash on buy and reload a TAP card Blue: The Transit Store (1444 4NSStreet, santa monica) and other Location of the TAP providerS. in Santa Monica, and at TAP machines near Metro stationS.. Next, cCustomers with credit or debit charge map can Call 866. TAPTOGO (866-827-8646) to top up your TAP card call, or download the transit App for purchase a Big blue bus Cell phone ticket with a iOS and Android smartphones.

Receive personal support with contactless payments!

Do you need help pay your Big blue bus Tariff with TAP card or mobile phone ticket? Plan and meeting at Blue: The Transit Store (1444 4NSStreet, santa monica) for personal support with contactless tariff payments, or call Big Blue Bus Customer Service at (310) 451-5444. A big blue bus representative will explain how TAP and mobile tickets work, Check if you are entitled to free rides and other fare discounts, and help you ride cashless.

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Robert McCall
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