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    MTA seeks systems integrator to move NFC fare payments forward

    April 13th, 2016

    New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has released a public bid for a contactless ticketing system that would let commuters pay bus and train fares with a tap of a contactless card or NFC device.  More

    New York subway to get NFC payments by 2018

    January 13th, 2016

    New Yorkers will soon be able to pay for travel on the subway using an NFC device or contactless card following governor Andrew Cuomo’s signature proposal to redesign and renew 30 stations across the system. The plans also include introducing mobile ticketing systems that will let commuters purchase tickets on their mobile device. More

    Chicago and Washington to get NFC tickets

    January 15th, 2014

    Public transportation users in Chicago and Washington DC will be able to use their NFC phones to purchase tickets in the coming years, the cities’ transportation authorities have announced. New York is also to get… More

    Nokia to bring NFC to New York commuters

    October 26th, 2011

    The handset maker has signed a deal with the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority to test cloud-based NFC ticketing with Nokia phones by the end of 2011, the company has told NFC World. NFC payments will then arrive on Nokia phones for the first time at the beginning of 2012. More

    NJ Transit to enable Google Wallet users to buy tickets with NFC

    October 19th, 2011

    New Jersey Transit has become the first public transportation operator to announce plans to enable travellers to pay for fares with Google Wallet-enabled NFC phones. More

    NFC news in brief • 18 Oct 2010

    October 18th, 2010

    News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Mass transit aims for contactless standard • O2’s location-based ads • Mobile barcode usage up 700% • RF-SIM supplier set for IPO • Proximity advertising to net $6bn in 2015 • UK leads US in coupon interest • and more… More

    Visa lets New York commuters pay for their fares with mobile phones

    October 1st, 2010

    Participants in a new pilot programme can pay for their travel on the Lexington Avenue subway line in New York, on the New Jersey Path system and multiple bus lines in New York and New Jersey with a contactless Visa card or an NFC-enabled mobile phone. More

    New York’s MTA to accept contactless bank cards for bus and subway fare payments

    New York’s MTA to accept contactless bank cards for bus and subway fare payments

    September 28th, 2009

    New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has announced plans to enable passengers to use contactless debit or credit cards to pay for bus and subway fares by 2014. The move follows several years of contactless… More

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