This synthesis will document the state of the practice and use of common electronic fare payments. Also, it will include considerations for next generation approaches (policies and business practices, technology, etc.). This report will help transit agencies make informed choices by providing information on challenges and potential benefits in adopting these systems.  View Report read more →

TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Legal Research Digest 25: Privacy Issues with the Use of Smart Cards examines basic privacy issues associated with the acquisition and storage of financial and trip data associated with the use of a transit smart card. The report explores who can access the data collected, what data may be.. read more →