MIAMI (WSVN) - Riders who use Miami-Dade County public transportation will soon have a new way to pay their fare.
The Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) announced, Monday, that a new mobile ticketing application will be available for riders. Within the new app, it will allow anyone using Miami-Dade public transportation to purchase, obtain and validate tickets for events.
According to Alice N. Bravo, Director of DTPW, this mobile system will make traveling easier. “Mobile ticketing is the payment mode of the future,” said Bravo in a press release. “We know that our riders rely heavily on their mobile phones, so in order to make their trip as seamless as possible, paying for transit with your phone makes it that much easier to save time and money.”
According to the statement by the DTPW, the project will soon bring together other transportation options, such as parking, ride share, bike share, public transit and taxis.
“We hope to have all our stations, fareboxes, and vending machines fully equipped with the latest technology over the next year,” said Bravo.
Those ready to modernize the way they pay for traveling can download the free Miami-Dade Transit Tracker app by visiting this link.
For more information on transit services, riders can visit DTPW’s homepage, or call 305-891-3131, Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and on Saturdays, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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