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Umo is an account based faring system. The platform allows you to purchase (or load) PART passes and Umo cash into your account and then use the Umo Mobile App or Smartcard to pay your fare as you ride. You can download the FREE Umo Mobility App from your play store or purchase a Umo Smartcard online or at the PART CTC Ticket Window.
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Yes and No. TouchPass has a new look and feel called Umo. If you have the TouchPass App or a TouchPass Smartcard, they will continue to work.
But if you're a Mobile App user, we encourage you to download the new Umo Mobility App from your App store. This new App has many new features that make the App even easier to use. You will use the same username and password you used in the TouchPass App to log into the new Umo App.
TouchPass Stored Value is the same as Umo Cash. It's just been renamed for the Umo rebranding. If you purchased Stored Value in the past, now you'll purchase Umo Cash.
No, everyone needs to have their own pass.
No, to use the TouchPass System, each passenger must have and use his/her own TouchPass Card or a mobile device with the TouchPass Mobile App.
Only users with registered Umo accounts can check their balances. Once you have an account, you can check your balances the following ways:
Umo Smartcard: You can add or change personal information in your Umo Account using the Umo website. Login to your account, scroll down to the bottom of the page and under the My Account section in the grey page footer, select the Contact Info link. Type in the new information in the appropriate field(s) then click on the Save Contact Info button.
Umo Mobile App: If you’re using the Umo Mobile App, you can add or change personal information by selecting the My Account option on the menu (three bars in the upper left corner of the app), then selecting Update Profile. Type in the new information in the appropriate field(s) then click on the Save Contact Info button.
You can also have your personal information updated by calling the Call Center at 336-883-7278.
You can view the expiration date of any pass in your TouchPass account in the following ways:
All passes or Umo Cash are posted instantly to your Umo Account and can be used immediately after your purchase has been completed.
In most cases, your fare payment will be posted instantly to your Umo account. Simply look under your account Transaction History.
Once you’ve been approved by PART, your Umo Account will be updated to record that approval. Once that update has been made, you’ll be able to purchase discounted passes or will pay a discounted fare when using Umo Cash. You won't even have to show the driver your ID when you board. Learn more about PARTs Discount Eligibility and how to register.
Alerts are automated messages that are sent to you by the Umo System when you have a low balance, when you're account has been loaded, etc. You can customize the types of Alerts that you get.
If you are using the Umo Smartcard, alerts will be sent to your email address. If you are using the Umo Mobile App, you can choose to receive the Alerts as a push notification to your mobile device or as an email.
Umo Cash is an option for passengers that don't want to purchase a pass. You can load anywhere from $5 - $100 into your Umo account.
As you ride, the system will automatically deduct the cost of your fare from your Umo Cash. The system will continue to be deducted until your Umo Cash is gone. When you use Umo Cash you're also eligible for the PART Rewards Program and you'll never spend more than $5 a day or $80 per month.
Autoload is an optional service that will automatically reload a pass or Umo Cash when your account has a pass nearing expiration, your pass is low on trips, or you're running low on Umo Cash. You can activate the autoload feature through your Mobile App or Online. You will also have to add a stored debit or credit card in your profile to use this feature.
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If you’re part of a special incentive program like PART’s XPass Employer Discount Program, you might only receive discounts on certain passes.
You can purchase your passes/fare media using any of the following methods:
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