News stories featuring DfT (UK):
May 28th, 2012
The trial is set to lead to “a wider nationwide transport roll out” to buses and trains in 2013, says the leading UK-based public transport operator which carries 2.5m Brits every day.
April 13th, 2010
The UK’s Department for Transport has published an in-depth report on the findings from an 18-month research project investigating the potential of NFC in transport ticketing. The focus of the project was on how near…
December 17th, 2009
The Department for Transport is providing £20m in funding over the next five years to enable nine of England’s largest urban areas to make the switch to NFC-compatible transport ticketing systems.
National ticketing project could use NFC and contactless to save £2bn a year, says UK’s Dept for Transport
September 3rd, 2009
A consultation paper published by the UK’s Department for Transport sets out plans for a national, integrated ticketing system that could save £2bn a year.
January 27th, 2009
A small-scale test has taken place in the north-west of England which utilised mobile phones to buy bus tickets using NFC and the UK’s ITSO ticketing standard.
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