Speed, reliability, and flexibility are some of the reasons why contactless smart card technology is becoming well established in public transit. Nearly every large transport operator or authority is deploying, procuring or planning a smart card enabled fare payment system. One of the largest of the systems is Prestige project in London. The article describes the combination of the Oyster card used by Prestige and the infrastructure underpining Prestige that really holds the key to success.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    345 Hudson Street
    New York, NY  United States  10014
  • Publication Date: 2005-2


  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00986844
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 28 2005 12:00AM