[LINK] Wireless Smartphone Transport Tickets

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Mon Jan 4 10:33:19 AEDT 2010

Tom Worthington wrote:
> Ash Nallawalla wrote:
>> For god's sake don't suggest a technical option to government ...
> Some governments  have been able to get ticket systems to
> work. As an example the near field smart card based systems seem to be 
> working in Queensland <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Go_card>
> and WA <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SmartRider>.
Perhaps these websites tell you something
about why the Sydney (and most likely the
Melbourne) project failed (clue: it's 
not the

Perth Public Transport
Brisbane Public Transport

Sydney Public Transport Information
One of a several privately run public
transport services in Sydney:
Sydney Light Rail and Monorail

and last but not least:
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