TAP Overview

Use TAP to improve your multimodal transit experience. You can pay for bus and rail trips as well as other transit programs throughout LA County.

Customize your account to fit your individual payment and mobility options and tap your way across LA.

For Bus and Rail

Use a TAP card to load Stored Value or agency passes on 25 participating transit systems. Just tap each time you board a bus or train and the correct fare will be deducted.

For Transit Programs

You can also pay for additional transit programs using funds stored in your TAP Wallet℠. The TAP Wallet is a container for flexible payment options including credit/debit, PayPal, and PayNearMe for cash customers. It is available when you create a TAP account on taptogo.net.

TAP Benefits

Your TAP account will enable you to enjoy benefits such as:

  • Balance Protection - if your card is lost or stolen you can recover the balance and transfer it to a new card.
  • Programs - pay for Metro Bike Share with your TAP Wallet funds. Additional programs including MicroTransit, Parking and Electric Vehicle car sharing are also on the way.
  • Rewards (coming soon) - Earn points when you buy TAP products. Apply your points to purchase additional TAP products or to pay for programs.

Explore taptogo.net and check out our FAQ page for additional questions. Then tap and go!

Tap Card