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Key Takeaway:

NFC wallets account for a growing share of contactless fare payments for major transit agencies, as Covid-wary customers see the convenience of using their smartphones or wearables to pay.

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Chart: Percentage of trips from NFC wallets out of total contactless trips for four major transit agencies.

Transit agencies that have rolled out open-loop contactless payments are seeing growing use of NFC wallets to pay fares, as Covid-wary passengers see convenience in tapping their phones or wearables to pay.

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