UK Transit Agency Plans London-Style Multimodal Contactless System with Fare Capping

Double-decker bus Birmingham

Transit officials serving the UK’s second largest city, Birmingham, and the surrounding West Midlands region are moving forward with a London-style multimodal fare-capping system for contactless credit and debit payments, working with the major bus operator in the region, National Express, and other commercial bus operators. […]

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UK Public Transit Officials in Midlands Seek to Replicate London’s Success in Pay-as-You-Go Contactless

Transit officials in the Midlands in the UK are calling on the government to fund a London-style contactless fare-payments system across this large section of the country, which would enable riders to tap to pay for trips on rail, bus and tram networks with either closed- and open-loop cards and credentials on smartphones. […]

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