If you have a TransLink card, you can register it online and use the online features such as adding passes and funds. The most frustrating part was getting a history report because it took days, and knowing the balance of the card had to be done via their automated telephone line.
Good news folks... it's now been automated and you get the card balance information and history reports instantly!
When you log into the TransLink.org website, you'll notice on the left side of the secure page links to "check card value" and "check card activity."
- When you click on the value button, it will tell you how much e-cash your card has and what type(s) of pass(es) you currently have.
- As for the card's activity report, when clicking on the link, it still says it will be e-mailed to you, but if you simply just hit the "submit" button, you'll get a link to view your history report. The report may take a little time to generate, but it will tell you a detailed history of your trips and your card balances.
In other TransLink news, the management board is meeting this Monday to discuss updates on the TransLink/Clipper program. Unfortunately, there's no very juicy news to report after reviewing the documents. No news is good news?
TransLink's website has been updated to inform the public about the transition to the Clipper Card.
TransLink made an official apology through their Facebook page about the problems with card readers over the weekend. But... I beat them to the punch a day earlier.