How to Ride Free:
1. Get PRONTO
Already have a Youth PRONTO card or app on your phone? All rides will automatically be free starting May 1! If you’re new to PRONTO you can:
Download the PRONTO app and register for an account. Then visit sdmts.com/youth-opportunity-pass to convert your account from Adult to Youth.
Or pick up a free Youth PRONTO card from the MTS Transit Store, NCTD Customer Service Centers, select community organizations, participating schools, or at special transit center events during April and May.
2. Get Ready
Use Trip Planner and Next Departure in the PRONTO app for real-time information. Or visit sdmts.com and gonctd.com websites to build your route and find the closest transit station.
3. Get Riding
It’s time to go! Remember you must tap your card or scan your app every time you ride. Youth must be able to show proof of eligibility while riding such as a school picture ID, government-issued photo ID with birthdate, or a birth certificate.
For more information on the SANDAG Youth Opportunity Pass program, visit YouthOpportunityPass.sandag.org.