Canadian capital pilots tap-to-pay tickets on its light rail network

Tap to pay tickets Google Pay on phone

Ottawa is testing out a contactless system for its single ride tickets at one of its stations. Passengers taking the light rail train in Ottawa, Canada, can use tap-to-pay tickets for contactless rides in a pilot program. The mobile wallet-based payments are available for single rides starting at one pilot station along the network. Passengers purchasing their single ride fares at Rideau Station can participate in the system test. The single ride adult fares on the light rail transit network throughout Canada’s capital uses tap-to-pay. This uses near field communication…

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QR Codes For Transit Systems

QR Codes used for transportation

It seems that there is no end to what the humble little QR code can accomplish. From protecting autistic children to preserving knowledge for future generations to enabling us to shop from our mobile devices, this diminutive square filled with dashes and dots is changing the world around us. And its latest conquest is transit. Yes, the QR Code is making changes to how the residents of Ottawa, Canada’s capital, will ride the bus. Introducing OC Transpo Some of you may be shrugging your shoulders, saying “Who cares about some…

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