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WMATA moves toward mobile payment option

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (DC) is moving forward with plans to launch a mobile payment option by 2019. The post WMATA moves toward...

TransLink upgrades fare gates for riders with disabilities

TransLink (BC) is rolling out an option for access to SkyTrain stations for riders who cannot tap a Compass Card at fare gates because...

MTA tests contactless payment

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (NY) is testing a contactless payment option for commuter rail riders who are transferring to the subway. Long Island Rail Road...

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President Biden has gotten a lot of attention for his (good) infrastructure plan and overall approach to transportation. But after 100 days in office,...