Chicago will become the first U.S. city to offer a municipal identification card that can also be used to pay transit fares and check out library books.
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ICYMI: TfL launches mobile ticketing app, LA Metro announces student contest to name tunnel boring machines, and Uber partners with Sound Transit.
It’s all about the apps this week, with mobile rollouts in Sonoma and Marin Counties, Toronto, Washington, New York City, Oneonta, and Tompkins County.
CTA is testing a program to send text alerts to customers when Cubs night baseball games can cause extra crowding during the evening commute.
SF BART is sitting on nearly 40,000 prepaid Clipper Cards after plans to sell the smart cards during the Warriors NBA victory celebration fell short.
ICYMI: Amtrak sells out its eclipse train in less than a day, Lyft and Amtrak team up to improve station access, and Ventra mobile app hits a milestone.
Privacy advocates question TransLink’s practice of sharing Compass Card traveler data with police.
ICYMI: NJ TRANSIT mobile ticketing goes offline, TriMet launches cloud-based smart card management, and MET Transit adds real-time bus tracking.
A transit union spokesman says that Winnipeg Transit riders are having problems adding value to the Peggo smart card, which leads to disputes with drivers.
Some stories you may have missed: Straddling bus scandal continues, STM integrates transit and bikeshare payment, and The Hague adopts mobile ticketing.