Skånetrafiken has introduced the Apple Pay Express Mode payment method for its bus passengers in an effort to make it easier for people to choose public transport.
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Mariell Hallenhed, Product Owner, Ticketing and Payment at Skånetrafiken, tells us about the organisation’s break from the traditional in creating its own bespoke ticketing system in-house.
The bank card payment option has opened in Trelleborg and Hässleholm, and the roll-out will reportedly continue throughout Skåne, including the largest city of the region, Malmö, in early 2020.
Many would agree that delivering successful and reliable public transport is something of a juggling act. Carl Bjorklund from Skånetrafiken spoke to Intelligent Transport’s Luke Antoniou about the authority’s approach to balancing the needs of different passengers, in different communities, in an integrated system that works for all.
New bidirectional trams operated by Skånetrafiken, will have modern low floors and will have a specific focus on passenger accessibility.
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