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This website provides technical documentation for the eligibility-api package from the California Integrated Travel Project (Cal-ITP).

Documentation for the main (default) branch is available online.


eligibility-api is a Python package that encapsulates the data exchange needed to verify one or more eligibility criteria for transit benefits.

The API is designed for privacy and security of user information:

  • The API communicates with signed and encrypted JSON Web Tokens containing only the most necessary of user data for the purpose of eligibility verification