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Tap and Go

Tap and Go

🕔14:27, 12.Feb 2016

Transport for London and MasterCard are cooperating on an innovative, contactless credit card payment system, as Will Judge and Francisca Delgadillo report Just over 12 months ago Transport for London (TfL) introduced an innovative new fare collection model for its customers

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Cubic wins ITS United Kingdom award for Forward Thinking Innovation

Cubic wins ITS United Kingdom award for Forward Thinking Innovation

🕔14:32, 23.Apr 2015

Cubic Transportation Systems, and Transport for London (TfL) have received another significant accolade for their contactless bankcard payments solution. Both organizations were named the winner of the Forward Thinking Award for Innovation at the ITS United Kingdom Awards 2015. The

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TfL named fastest growing contactless merchant in Europe

TfL named fastest growing contactless merchant in Europe

🕔12:45, 18.Mar 2015

Transport for London (TfL) is the fastest growing contactless Visa merchant in Europe, and in the UK for Mastercard and American Express just six months after it was launched on London Underground, tram, DLR, London Overground, buses and most National

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TfL plans to replace Oyster smart card technology

TfL plans to replace Oyster smart card technology

🕔12:11, 25.Feb 2015

Transport for London is exploring options to replace the technology which is currently used inside its Oyster smart cards. Under the proposal, future Oyster cards would incorporate the contactless payment card technology which is used by bank credit and debit

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London’s buses go cash free on Sunday

London’s buses go cash free on Sunday

🕔11:19, 4.Jul 2014

London buses will stop accepting cash fares from Sunday 6 July, as Transport for London (TfL) moves to a cash free bus network across the capital. This means that all passengers boarding a bus in London will need to be

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Capital gains

Capital gains

🕔14:53, 25.Jun 2014

Get smart? We already are. Intelligent cities are open for business with universal transit systems, says Will Judge. Contactless smartcards for public transport ticketing have become part of the normal fabric of life in many large European cities over the

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Playing from the back

Playing from the back

🕔12:02, 9.Apr 2014

Why the back office route to the smart city is best, by Phil Silver. As the “smart city” concept gains currency, there is an increasing realization that a vital component will be equally “smart” urban transit networks to move people

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Accounting for progress

Accounting for progress

🕔20:51, 28.Mar 2014

Larry Yermack looks at the key factors that are shaping urban transportation systems in ‘smart cities’.  He explains why account-based payment systems are essential, and how, over two decades ago, the EZ-Pass electronic tolling system pointed the way to the future

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