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Friday, March 6, 2009

Translink Cardholders - Card user party on SF Muni 3/22!

OK Translink fans and cardholders, it's time to have a "tag the card" party!

Since I did not follow through with my proposal on SFist, Jameth is getting a mob to join the fun for Sunday, March 22, 2009 starting at the Ferry Building at 1:00PM and we will ride the buses, trolleys, and metro to and back from the Castro district. Hopping on one bus to tag the card, hopping on the trolley for another tag, and riding the metro for another ride.

From my knowledge (and please correct me if I am wrong), this will be a big test for the Translink program when a swarm of cardholders will be tagging cards in just a couple of minutes, unlike seeing one come at some random hour.

So... who is ready to make history, and make the drivers, station agents, and fare inspectors go nuts?

And since SFMTA/Muni, Translink, and the MTC reads my blog, maybe this is the perfect time for you to think of sending represenatatives to join in the fun and get the user's take of how the program is working. As for the media, why not get this event on the news?

Remember, good publicity means the success of the program, so you Muni folks better make sure all the card readers are functional, wiped clean of graffiti and crud, and your employees are trained in the program.

Register for the event:
Facebook event (Facebook membership required)

How to get a Translink card for FREE:
Translink/Muni info site

Story about the party on SFist:
Click here

Disclaimer: This party is not endorced by any governmental agency, including SFMTA/Muni, Translink, MTC, etc.

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