The Chronicle‘s Rad Sallee reports that METRO has extended the deadline to transfer balances from the old stored-value cards to the new Q Cards:
Some Metropolitan Transit Authority riders who had unused balances when their stored-value fare cards expired March 31 will be able to transfer them to new Q Cards despite missing the deadline.
At Thursday’s monthly board meeting, several members said users of the old cards ought not forfeit their unused balances just because they were late making the switch.
Not everyone will qualify. Here are the guidelines: