Links for 2014-05-07

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  1. Keith Brady
    Posted May 8, 2014 at 09:12 | Permalink

    Totally recommend getting RFID cards for all cities that have them. The possibly unused balance is worth it to me to not have to figure out ticketing etc. Is there a weirder ticket machine than the BART’s “tell me how much change you want” machines? I found those almost impossible to understand the first time I encountered them in SFO after a 10 hour flight (and tranquillisers). Clipper works with everything I have tried so far (including Caltrain). The Orca in Seattle is great too. Also, the Montreal one is pretty easy to get and recharge (though it’s a flimsy paper ticket with embedded RFID chip). Don’t know if there’s a pay-as-you-go Parisian one.

  2. Posted May 8, 2014 at 14:42 | Permalink

    What a load of smartcards! Pity there isn’t an integrated-ticketing card for all systems worldwide ;)