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Public transit systems look to drive down costs, boost ridership with contactless fares

Dec 19, 2018

As transit systems around the world look to upgrade their infrastructure, one of the key areas of improvement center around enabling contactless payments to allow consumers to scan payment cards or use mobile devices to pay for fares.

The enhancements are meant to accomplish multiple tasks, from reducing the overhead costs for transit agencies to cutting the amount of time commuters spend waiting in lines to reload fare cards or buy individual tickets.

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