SPRINGWISE: Parisian Smartphones To Become ‘Swipeable’ On Public Transit

SPRINGWISE: Parisian Smartphones To Become ‘Swipeable’ On Public Transit
Innovation

A trial project in Paris will allow commuters with Near Field Communication compatible smartphones to use their devices to pay for and access public transportation.

Nestor Bailly, PSFK
  • 19 september 2011

We’ve seen smartphone apps aiding journeys on public transport around the world, from basic route planning, predicting the next train and even connecting commuters with similar journeys. Now, Navigo is trialling a service in Paris that aims to make life easier for users of the metro and city buses, by putting travel passes on smartphones.

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