Tag Archives: Transportatiom Cards

India – More than half of Metro commuters use smartcards

By | May 16, 2018

BENGALURU: Namma Metro commuters are going smart. Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) statistics show around 60% of those travelling on Purple Line (Byappanahalli-Mysuru Road) and 51% on Green Line (Nagasandra-Yelachenahalli) are using smartcards. With BMRCL providing patrons a 15% discount on fares, more passengers now prefer cards over tokens. While the number of travellers using smartcards on Purple Line has increased from 15% in 2012… Read More »

India – Coming soon: Smart card to ensure seamless travel across all modes of transport

By | September 22, 2017

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced that the Maharashtra government has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with an international company that will prepare a mobile application and a single card that Mumbaikars can use for seamless travel across various modes of public transport. This includes the Metro, Monorail, the suburban rail networks and the inland passenger water… Read More »