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INIT, OCTA team for mobile ticketing project

The company's PROXmobil3 readers are fully capable of accepting open payments — contactless credit cards, debit EMV, and near-field communication devices — a goal that aligns with OCTA’s future plans.

After pilot, WMATA considering scrapping fare payment plan

The new fare gates will employ near field communication technology, allowing riders to tap their credit cards, government IDs, or smartphones and have the fare immediately deducted from their accounts. While the pilot program appeared to work effectively for the few who used it, Metro conceded testing across media was insufficient.

D.C. Metro to launch fare payment pilot

Installation of new fare gates, bus and parking payment targets for the pilot will begin in October. Metro will begin recruiting customers to participate in the pilot within a matter of weeks.

TriMet taps INIT for $30M electronic fare system

Will provide a variety of payment options: transit-only smart card, contactless bank card and a smartphone with Near Field Communications. The transit agency expects the new system to begin serving the Portland metropolitan area in 2017.