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Always Tap or Scan with PRONTO

before every trip to earn passes.

Always get the best fare!

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Youth Opportunity Pass

All riders 18 and under can ride MTS and NCTD services for FREE through the SANDAG Youth Opportunity Pass pilot program.

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Get a PRONTO Card

Visit the MTS Transit Store, NCTD Customer Service Center or select retail outlets* to get a PRONTO card. Cards are available at ticket machines* for $2. (*Must load a minimum of $3 at ticket machines and $5 at retail outlets.)

PRONTO Outlets

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Download the App

Download the PRONTO mobile app and register using your email address to get a virtual PRONTO card. Then, use that same login info to track/manage your account online.

Get the App

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Earn As You Go

Get the best fare, every time! Tap or scan each time you ride to deduct a one-way fare. You’ll never pay more than a Day Pass in a day, or a Month Pass in a calendar month. *COASTER  services not included in Earn As You Go.

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Tap or Scan

Look for the purple validators at station platforms or on buses to tap your PRONTO card or scan your mobile phone QR code. It’s the only way to earn passes!


Set-Up An Account

After you get your PRONTO card, set-up an account to protect your balance if the card is lost or stolen, view your past trips, review progress towards earning a pass and more.

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