Transit passes now available at Vons

Vons is now offering credit card-like monthly transit passes that can be reloaded, the Metropolitan Transit System announced today.

The so-called Compass Cards are plastic, reusable, reloadable monthly transit passes that riders touch against an electronic reader when boarding buses, trolleys and trains. Ticket vending machines are also now located at all 53 San Diego Trolley stations, five check cashing locations, at MTS’ downtown transit center and at various markets around San Diego County.

Public transportation is essential to many people in our region and providing more outlets for pass sales will be a major convenience for our customers,” said Tony Young, a San Diego City Councilman, who also sits on the MTS board.

The price for an adult, monthly Compass Card is $72. Compass Card retailers are listed at