New York City’s transit agency is bringing mobile ticketing to its busiest commuter lines, the Long Island Railroad and Metro-North Railroad. Commuters will be able to buy and validate their tickets on their smartphones.
The MBTA needs help to run more efficiently and for longer hours. Local tech execs said public-private partnerships could help.
Boston rail commuters will soon have the ability to use their smartphones to buy and display their train tickets. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority will launch the U.S.’s first smartphone rail ticketing system this fall through a partnership with London-based Masabi.