No debit card? No problem, with DART’s new fare system

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For people in low- and moderate-income households who make up the unbanked or under-banked population, cash is king. Unfortunately, their reliance on cash means they typically pay more for services, including public transportation.

That soon will change; however, as DART and a Silicon Valley company are overhauling the agency’s fare payment system so that cash-only passengers next year will be able to use smartphones and reloadable electronic fare cards — instead of exact change and paper tickets — to move around North Texas.

Read more about DART’s new payment system in a May 16 article posted on The Dallas Morning News.

About DART Daily

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) gets you around 13 cities with rail, bus, paratransit, and rideshare services. We serve DFW International Airport and Fort Worth via the Trinity Railway Express (TRE). The service area consists of 13 cities: Addison, Carrollton, Cockrell Hill, Dallas, Farmers Branch, Garland, Glenn Heights, Highland Park, Irving, Plano, Richardson, Rowlett and University Park.
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