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November 14, 2013

Chicago RTA prepaid MasterCard cuts costs

Can be loaded with pre-tax deductions from customers’ paychecks to purchase transit fares. By using pre-tax dollars, riders save as much as 40% off their commuting costs each year.


October 10, 2012

Cubic, PATCO payment pilot to end

The company wanted to test its open payment account-based products and determine if people would use the same media as both their fare card and their retail spend card, and both objectives were successfully achieved.


April 2, 2012

Cubic, PATCO open payment pilot enters new phase

In 2011, the two entities partnered to create the first transit-agency branded, all contactless Visa prepaid card in the world. This was among one of the first times that consumers had been able to use the same transit payment card for both transit and retail purchases.


March 21, 2012

Survey: Riders prefer cashless fare payment

Nearly two-thirds of U.S. commuters who use cash for mass transit (65%) worry about not having enough cash on hand to pay for their trip, while more than one-third (36%) have actually been unable to take mass transit because they did not have enough cash on hand.


October 19, 2011

NJ Transit partners with Google Wallet for contactless payment

Google’s new free app allows riders to use their smart phones to make “tap and pay” transactions to pay their fares.


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