The answer to this question has been the source of much controversy. Read about the Clipper Card scams.

You can complete your trip as long a you have at least $0.01 on your Clipper Card. However, you will need to add more value to your card before you will be able to use it on another transit ride. The amount you owe from your previous trip will automatically be subtracted from the balance on your updated card. Your Clipper Card will not be accepted if it has no funds on it or if your Fast Pass has expired. You can adjust your Clipper Card settings to autoload so you are always covered.

This policy has been the source of much controversy. To learn more about this and other Clipper Card fare scams, read our article online.


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