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MTA Adds Physical Omny EMV Card for Closed Loop Transit Ticketing in New York

“The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has launched a physical Omny EMV payments card to enable passengers travelling on the city’s subway and bus services to make closed loop contactless ticketing payments. The MTA is rolling out the reloadable Omny card as an additional tap-and-go option for passengers who do not have — or […]
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NYC Transit Agency Builds New Strategy Around Contactless Payments

“As New York’s open-loop transit payments upgrade nears completion, the project’s leadership is considering how to promote it for commerce. Transit systems are common testing grounds for new payment systems, since they require fast and secure validation at turnstiles and also feed riders into a network of merchants both within the system and above ground. […]
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PayByCar Comes to 30 Massachusetts Gas Stations

“PayByCar, Inc., an innovative provider of transactional vehicle payment solutions, has announced the implementation of their services at all 30 Alltown gas stations in Massachusetts, where customers will be able to pay for gas and other goods directly from their mobile device, without ever having to take out cash, a credit card, or mobile app. […]
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All NYC Subway Stations, Buses Now Accept Apple Pay Mobile Payments

“Apple Pay is now accepted at all subway stations and in buses across New York’s five boroughs; 15,000 OMNY readers at 472 stations and 5,800 buses. It’s part of the MTA’s One Metro New York (ONMY) payment system , which is on track to replace plastic MetroCards by 2023. Though some stations have been testing […]

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Chase and Visa Help Support New Yorkers With Tap to Ride

“Chase (NYSE: JPM) and Visa (NYSE: V) have announced that starting today and through September, when riders tap on MTA subways or buses with a Chase Visa contactless card, they will donate 10 cents per tap, up to $250,000, to local nonprofit New York Cares. Whether a resident or visitor to New York City, tapping […]
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Tap to Ride! Monterey-Salinas Transit Becomes 1st in California to Offer Riders the Ability to Tap to Pay With Visa

“Today, in collaboration with Visa, Caltrans, Cybersource, Littlepay, and SC Soft, Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) became the first transit agency in California to offer bus riders a contactless payment option. As cities begin to reopen, public transportation will play a critical role in recovery, and contactless payments can help provide a safe and easy experience for […]