Tag: Oyster card

Prepaid gets people out of cars and onto buses

Prepaid and smart cards are contributing to the migration of passengers from the comfort of their cars and onto public transport buses. Well that appears to be the assertion. The Go-Ahead Group has reported a 7.2 per cent rise in passengers using

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Going cashless

Payment though the ages has been a slowly evolving process. We started with a system of barter, which was not always convenient: who would want to be a tax collector in those days? We then moved to paying in gold

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London turns Underground commuting into a game

What’s this all about? Regular players might even be tempted to break one of the Tube’s greatest taboos, and talk to strangers on trains, in the hope of recruiting new members for their team. You never know. via London Turns

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