METRO Ticket Vending Machines (TVMs) WILL BE RETIRED ON December, 20, 2023

Winter Service & Phase 1 Reimagine METRO begin December 21st with FREE FARES from 12/21/23 to 1/4/24.


After 1/4/24 tickets & passes can be purchased with a Credit Card online at or by downloading our METRO Splash Pass app available on Google Play and the Apple App Store.


Located outside all Transit Centers, and designated Pass Vendor Locations, Ticket Vending Machines (TVM's) are public self-serve kiosks:

Use cash or credit card to:

  • Purchase disposable METRO Passes
    • Discount Passes available for older adults and people with disabilities
    • NOTE: You must present Discount Photo ID with a Discount Pass when boarding the bus.
  • Reload new cash value onto your CRUZ Cash Card, or new pass value onto your CRUZ Pass Card
    • Simply tap the Cruz Card (once) on the red circle
    • A screen will display the type of pass previously purchased
    • Select the pass, make the payment with credit card
    • Tap the red circle again (once)
    • Take your receipt and you are ready to go

Determine the balance or expiration date on your CRUZ Card

  • You may also ask the Operator upon boarding, or ask a Customer Service Representative at the Information Booth

Reloadable Cards may ONLY be purchased from: