Tag Archives: Transport for Greater Manchester

TfGM to get smart ticketing mid 2017

Transport for Greater Manchester has said that passengers will be able to use a smart card for all journeys from the summer, as part of the wider roll-out of electronic payment system, Get Me There. In a report to a meeting of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, transport bosses committed to making multimodal bus and […]

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Transport for Greater Manchester reaffirms support for smart ticketing

Following the termination of a contract with key supplier Atos in August, Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has reiterated its commitment to smart ticketing. In fact, TfGM has even gone as far as saying that bus and tram passengers could be travelling smart and using ‘get me there’ before the end of the year. Members […]

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EDITORIAL: Contactless payments status: end of the road or the beginning of the next stage?

This post was first released on Monday 10th August. Contactless Intelligence Weekly News Review Editorial – Week 33, 2015: The news site Pymnts.com, together with analytics firm InfoScout, led a survey of 1,498 iPhone 6 users as part of their third report on Apple Pay. Their findings suggest that just 3% of US iPhone 6 […]

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Transport for Greater Manchester chooses Atos to run new smartcard scheme

Atos has announced that it has been awarded a new seven-year contract by Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) to manage its new smart ticketing scheme. The scheme is expected to make travel easier and better value for passengers in the Greater Manchester area each year.Within two years, Metrolink passengers could be using e-tickets and contactless […]

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