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NJ TRANSIT DEPLOYS NEW FARE COLLECTION TECHNOLOGY ON TRAINS

Program Provides Handheld Mobile Devices to Train Crews for Ticket Validation and Improved Onboard Communications

July 9, 2020

 

NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT has begun its high-tech upgrade to fare collection on trains.  Handheld mobile devices are being issued this week to train crews on the Raritan Valley Line (RVL).  The mobile devices can scan and validate both paper tickets/passes and electronic tickets/passes displayed on the mobile app ultimately creating a more contactless customer experience and improved ridership data.