U.S.-based Conduent, a business services outsourcing company, said it would sell or spin off its transportation business unit, a major automated fare-collection system supplier globally. […]
Italy continues to be a leader in the rollout of open-loop fare payments with even mid-tier cities now introducing the technology to riders.
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, or SEPTA, in Philadelphia plans to introduce open-loop payments of fares, with a pilot scheduled for around June, a spokesman confirmed to NFC Times. It makes SEPTA part of a small but growing number of U.S. transit agencies that are accepting payments of fares from contactless bank cards and NFC wallets or are planning to do so. […]