Community Transportation Benefits Program

Introducing a NEW benefit program for San Mateo County!

The Community Transportation Benefits Program helps cover transportation costs for qualifying individuals in San Mateo County.

Clipper Card

$100 Transit Credit on a Clipper Card (Annual benefit)


$100 Toll Credit on a FasTrak Transponder® (One-time Benefit)

How to Enroll? It’s Easy!
You can enroll in the new Community Transportation Benefits Program at any of the San Mateo County Core Service Agencies listed below:

Business 1. Call or go to your local Core Service Agency location (see below for locations of Core Service Agencies)
Conversation 2. Tell a Case Manager you want to enroll in the Community Transporation Benefits Program*
Question 3. Answer a few questions to verify your eligibility
FasTrak Transponder and Clipper Card 4. Choose your NEW benefit and a Case Manager will help sign you up for a $100 credit Clipper Card or FasTrak® toll transponder
Pencil 5. Pick-up your new transportation benefit at your local Core Service Agency 
(For questions, call us at 650-523-0831 or email

*If you’re a new client, have income verification document ready (refer to FAQ section in fact sheet HERE for acceptable documentation). 

How Do I Qualify?
You must meet the following three qualifications:

  • A resident of San Mateo County
  • Age 18 or older
  • Earning an Income at or below 60% of San Mateo County Area Median Income (AMI) ($82,260 for a household of 1 for 2024)
    If you already qualify for at least one benefit provided through the San Mateo County Core Service Agencies Network, you are eligible!

San Mateo County Core Service Agencies

Core Service Agency Map

If your location is not covered by a Core Service Agency based on this map, contact the Core Service Agency that is most convenient for you.

Coastside Hope

Coastside Hope

99 Ave Alhambra, PO Box 1089.
El Granada, CA 94019
United States

Areas Served
El Granada Half Moon Bay Montara Moss Beach
Samaritan House

Samaritan House

4031 Pacific Blvd.
San Mateo, CA 94403
United States

Areas Served
Belmont Burlingame Hillsborough Millbrae San Carlos San Mateo

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