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How to use a TVM to buy Senior/Disabled/Medicare fares

example of a Senior TAP card

Here are step-by-step instructions to help you purchase your desired fare at a
TAP vending machine (TVM).

View the steps as a slideshow. Or, if you want to view offline later, you can
download a PDF.

1-Way Fare

Includes two hours of transfers for Metro buses and rail.

Day Pass

Activated on first tap and valid until 2AM following day.

30-Day Pass

Activated on first tap and valid for 30 consecutive days.

Stored Value

Once stored onto a TAP card, the value can be applied towards fare on any transit agency that accepts TAP.

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