TriMet News: Hop Fastpass™ fare system takes more leaps forward with ticket machine, retail store transitions

More people are enjoying the benefits of Hop Fastpass™ as the next phase of the electronic fare system rollout nears. Beginning in June, riders will notice changes coming to ticket vending machines at rail platforms as TriMet transitions them to Hop machines. The machines will begin dispensing paper Hop tickets – 2 ½-hour and 1-day Hop tickets – with embedded chips. Also, beginning August 1, major retail outlets Albertsons and Safeway will transition to selling Hop cards only. More