Transit Ticketing Today

Boise rolls out transit wallet, smartcard and mobile app for fare-capped contactless ticketing

Boise City Go and Umo Mobility app for contactless ticketing on cards and smartphones

Passengers using bus services in the city of Boise and the Treasure Valley region of the US state of Idaho can now purchase and store tickets and passes in a preloaded transit wallet and then pay their fares by either tapping a contactless smartcard or scanning a QR code stored on their mobile device at an onboard validator... More








Transit Ticketing Today

Octopus triples its stored value card limit

Octopus stored value limit increases to HK$3,000 to meet consumers’ greater spending needs — Octopus — “Any customer who possesses a Smart Octopus issued before 1 October 2019 or an Octopus product issued before 1 December 2019 can upgrade the stored value limit from HK$1,000 (US$127.75) to HK$3,000 (US$383.26) via Octopus App or at any Octopus Service Point. Once the stored value limit has been upgraded, customers can also make payment of up to HK$3,000 for each transaction starting from 1 December at over 3,200 retail outlets.”












NFC World

NFC transit ticketing arrives in Dubai

Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA)

Public transportation users will be able to use an NFC phone to purchase and store tickets for use on Dubai’s subway, buses and water bus services from next week, courtesy of a new service developed by the emirate’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA)... More