Circulate San Diego recently launched a campaign to fix the Compass Card, the fare payment system used throughout the San Diego region.
- KPBS recently revealed the MTS Compass Card leaves customers vulnerable to credit card fraud.
- The Compass Card also does not allow for “stored value,” a common functionality for other major transit systems.
Stay tuned on this page for updates and information for how to get involved.
Read up on coverage of our campaign below:
KPBS: San Diego’s MTS Compass Card Stuck In The Past, January 14, 2016
KPBS: MTS Admits Credit Card Security Gaps, February 29, 2016
KPBS: MTS Board Members Ask For Faster Data Security Upgrades, March 3, 2016
Times of San Diego: Critical KPBS Report Sparks Call for MTS to Issue New Payment Cards, March 8, 2016
KPBS: Zapf, Alvarez Join Campaign To ‘Fix’ MTS Compass Card, March 8, 2016
Union Tribune: Editorial - MTS, get on board with security, stored value, March 12, 2016