TfL Denies Contactless Bus Fare Double-Charging

What's Next In Payments®
5:00 PM EST January 28th, 2013

Transport for London (TFL) is denying accusations that passengers who chose to use their NFC-enabled debit or credit cards to pay for their bus fare were also being charge through their Oyster card. Shashi Verma, director of Customer Experience at TfL issued a statement declaring it was impossible for customers to be charged twice. “When a contactless payment card and an Oyster card are presented simultaneously to an Oyster reader, bundled together in a wallet or purse for instance, the reader will reject the tap and no payment will be taken from either card,” Verma explained.

Read the full story here.

Topics:
Comments
Also by This Author
What's Hot
News
Staples Breach Hit 1.16 Million Payment Cards
Loyalty & Rewards
Go, Teller, On The Mountain (Of Stats) That Mobile’s Less Loyal
News
Would You Like Beacons With That?
News
PayPal Here Gets New U.K. Partner
View All Articles ››
You May Also Like
Company Spotlight
Different mPOS Strokes for Different mPOS Folks
International
Digital River Offers A Sneak Peak At Mobile eCommerce Trends
Mobile Commerce
Trustwave Buys Cenzic To Beef Up App Testing Capability
Alternative Financial Services
What Payments Players Want Under The Tree
News
Staples Breach Hit 1.16 Million Payment Cards
Alternative Financial Services
Bitcoin Tracker | Week 53    
Loyalty & Rewards
Go, Teller, On The Mountain (Of Stats) That Mobile’s Less Loyal
View All Articles ››