October 14, 2013
Launched in 2010, Clipper card is a reloadable contactless smart card utilized for electronic transit fare payment. It was initially introduced in 2002 by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) as a pilot program. It was rebranded in its current form on 16th June 2010.
Clipper was developed by Australian-based ERG Group and Motorola under the ERG-Motorola alliance in April, 1999. Since the launch of Clipper, Cubic Transportation Systems has taken over administration of distribution, customer service and financial settlement of the program.