After a two-month contest, TransLink finally has selected the name Compass for its smartcard system for metro Vancouver.
ID News Archive for March, 2011
Laundry service providers in the city of Pune, India, recently decided to issue customers smartcards, according to a report by the Times of India.
Members of the Scarborough Borough Council’s Service Performance Overview and Scrutiny Committee recently proposed implementing a smartcard system for off-street parking.
The Haryana Social Justice and Empowerment Department recently announced that beneficiaries will receive pension payments using smartcards, according to the Economic Times.
Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited in India, has reportedly developed a prototype contactless smartcard, according to the Deccan Chronicle.
The Brighton and Hove Bus Company in England recently installed new smartcard technology for all of its buses, according to the Argus.
The UK chemical company Brunner Mond is planning to release a new system of contactless smartcards for its two UK plants, according to reports.
After cash payments were phased out by public transit firm Mowasalat in Doha, Qatar, the company reportedly has experienced a dramatic increase for demand of its Karwa smartcards, according to the Peninsula.
According to Guardian Media, farmers unable to reach their crops on the San Jose Estate in Lopinot have been issued smartcards.
The independent consultancy, Consult Hyperion, recently revealed details of the company’s role with the Transport for London’s contactless smartcard project.