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The Greater Dayton RTA plans to rid its buses and other transit vehicles of cash by Nov. 1, a move that has proved difficult for transit agencies in North America. It says a phased approach and quick customer take-up of its electronic payments options will allow it to hit the goal.

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Graphic: Timeline of Greater Dayton RTA’s cashless journey
Chart: Fare payments by type

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• Greater Dayton RTA

(Updated case study): The chief customer and business development officer for the Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority in the U.S. told Mobility Payments that a phased approach in rolling out electronic payments and quick customer adoption has enabled the agency to get close to its goal of eliminating cash on board its vehicles.

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