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APTA is All Aboard for NFC in Public Transport

With every day that goes by, adoption of NFC in public transport keeps growing. In just the past few weeks alone, New York State announced a plan to support NFC payments for the 11-million-user Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and the UK Cards Association unveiled a framework to implement contactless payments , including NFC, nationwide onRead more »

As anyone who lives in a big city can attest, public transit can be something of a logistical pain. Delays and overcrowding issues aside, riders always need to make sure that they not only have their transit card handy, butRead more »

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and the NFC Forum today announced an initiative that will enable the two organizations to jointly educate the industry on mobile Near Field Communication (NFC) technologies, including Apple Pay, to support the needs ofRead more »

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and the NFC Forum today announced an initiative that will enable the two organizations to jointly educate the industry on mobile Near Field Communication (NFC) technologies, including Apple Pay, to support the needs ofRead more »

The  American Public Transportation Association  (APTA) and the  NFC Forum  today announced a memorandum of understanding aimed at enabling the two organizations to educate the transit industry on near field communication (NFC) technologies. NFC has a broad range of uses, including public transit fare collection. InRead more »

USA: The American Public Transportation Association and the NFC Forum announced on February 17 that they had signed a memorandum of understanding to promote the use of near field communication technologies for public transport operators.

The NFC Forum, a nonprofit industry association, has  announced  a collaborative effort with the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) to jointly educate the transit industry on the benefits of NFC tech for mobile ticketing. “NFC will improve the passenger experience by linking passengersRead more »

The NFC Forum — an industry lobbying group that counts Apple as a board member — on Wednesday announced a new partnership with the American Public Transportation Association that will see the two groups working to broaden NFC support amongRead more »

Live in a stateside metro with a robust public transit system and upset you can’t use NFC in lieu of a physical ticket? Apple shares your frustration. On Wednesday, the NFC Forum, an industry lobbying group which Apple joined last August, announced a collaborationRead more »

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and the NFC Forum announced a formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will enable the two organizations to jointly educate the industry on Near Field Communication (NFC) technologies supporting the needs of public transportationRead more »