Passengers of buses and trolley buses can pay the fare using your iPhone
08.02.2017 Erika J. Wells 0 Comments
The fare payment systems Apple Pay and Samsung Pay are administered in the public transport of Novosibirsk. About it reports the local edition sibkray. While the system is running in pilot mode and not at all “rolling stock” – only trolleybus №2.
The project is implemented in the new transport terminals (NewPos8210), testing which takes place in the city public transport. These devices can now accept non-cash payment not only of the transport cards of the system of “Electronic travel”, but also by Bank cards of international payment systems that support contactless technology. In addition, the new technological solution allows you to pay fares with a smartphone via contactless payment systems, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay.
Software for accepting payments developed by the Golden crown. Bank card processing, as well as providing online services for the passenger and the transport operator provides a “savings”.
“The transition to cashless payment of municipal passenger transport began in February of 2016 with installation on our rolling stock and new terminals. Today, in addition to a single transport map, social map, maps of the student and the student was added and a Bank card. Terminals that can perform this function, already equipped with all the rolling stock of municipal land transport, – said the head of Department of passenger transportations of the mayoralty of Novosibirsk, the novel drones.
The results from pilot project to introduce contactless payment to land transport Novosibirsk is planned for its industrial scaling, both at the municipal and commercial transport and by taxi.
Earlier this week it became known that the passengers all commercial buses in Moscow can now pay with your smartphone. “The fare is enough to bring the phone to the validator. Ticket price — 35 roubles will be written off automatically. This is 20 rubles cheaper than buying a ticket from the driver,” according to the website of the municipality.
To pay the fare, you need a smartphone with NFC (Near Field Communication) and a special SIM-card that supports the service “Mobile ticket”.