Why a Single Payment System for Multi-Modal Journeys Could Transform Urban Transit

Train_in_cityMeeting of the Minds 12.15.14
We love cities because they act as creative magnets, bringing work, culture and entertainment opportunities together to create rich, vibrant menus. But crowding and congestion is taking its toll and far too often city travel is both complicated and frustrating.
The way we pay for travel is at the heart of much of this frustration.  Reforming transit payment systems is key to encouraging increased use of public transport networks and creating sustainable cities.  MasterCard commissioned the Future Foundation to research the views of a range of global transport commentators (and everyday citizens) on this critical topic. Here’s what we found…

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