August 5, 2022
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U.S. Bank takes a closer look at transit open tap-to-ride payments

U.S. Bank believes the $1.2 trillion infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act signed into law last year will be a boon for contactless tap-to-pay transit payment systems.
July 27, 2022
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EMV chip card use is growing across the globe

With 12bn EMV cards deployed worldwide, and issuance and adoption seeing sustained increases globally, EMV chip provides a trusted foundation that is supporting the ongoing shift away from cash and towards digital payments,” said EMVCo Chair Robin Trickel.
June 14, 2022
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As transit agencies migrate to open-loop payments, some cities struggle

As many as 150 major cities across the globe are considering switching from legacy closed loop payment systems to open loop systems, according to the American Public Transit Association (APTA). That means moving from agency-operated payment cards to Europay, Mastercard, Visa (EMV) pay platforms that allow transit riders to pay for their transit fare the same way they use their credit or debit card or mobile wallet at coffee shops, convenience stores and supermarkets.