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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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MetroCard Swipes No Longer Needed to Get on Subway in Manhattan

“Subway riders can now travel across Manhattan without their MetroCard. New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Tuesday that it has completed installation of electronic readers for its new fare-payment system, OMNY, across all of the borough’s subway stations. Riders can pay for trips with OMNY using a tap-and-pay credit or debit card, smartphone or smart […]
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TAP card now available to L.A. Metro riders via iPhone and Apple Watch

“The regional Transit Access Pass (TAP) card is now available on iPhone and Apple Watch for Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (L.A. Metro) passengers.   This new and safer way to pay transit fare allows L.A. Metro and 25 TAP transit agencies in L.A. County to offer easy, contactless bus and rail fare payment to […]

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Mastercard partners with Department of Transport and Main Road (TMR) Queensland to enable contactless payments across Gold Coast Light Rail

“Mastercard has announced its collaboration with the Department of Transport and Main Road (TMR) Queensland, enabling contactless payments across the Gold Coast Light Rail network as part of the transit authority’s new smart ticketing solution. The rollout of contactless payments means visitors to the city will be able to use debit and credit cards or […]
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Mastercard Expands Partnership with Transport for New South Wales with Faster, Flexible Digital Payment Options for Sydney’s Commuters

“With the global economy racing to embrace digital payments, Mastercard research shows 66 percent of consumers use as much, or more contactless payment experiences compared to before the pandemic1. Meeting this demand, Mastercard is working with its urban mobility partners to apply digital payment innovation to transit environments in order to provide commuters with fast, […]
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O-CITY enters Kenya to drive contactless payments across Matatu bus service

“O-CITY , the automated fare collection provider by BPC, today announces its initiative to drive contactless payments across bus services in Nairobi, Kenya. The O-CITY pilot, designed to reduce the use of cash in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, was launched in partnership with transport savings and credit specialists, NikoDigi, and Kenyan payments firm, Tracom, to […]
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EMT Valencia Launches Cashless Mobile Ticketing Solution with Partners Masabi, Mastercard and BBVA

“Masabi, the company bringing Fare Payments-as-a-Service to public transport, announced that it has launched the EMTicket mobile ticketing app for EMT Valencia, working in conjunction with partners Mastercard and BBVA. The introduction of EMTicket will see Valencia become the first city in Spain to phase out cash payments in favour of contactless payment options, providing […]