Several people have come to WMATA Riders’ Advisory Council meetings recently asking to find out more about this process and this technology. Tonight, the RAC is hosting a member of the team working on this project to answer rider questions.

What if you bought a ticket to a Nats game, or a show at Arena Stage, and it came with a free round-trip ride on Metro to or from the nearby station? Since your credit card can double as fare payment, you wouldn’t even need a special ticket—could the credit card you used to pay for the ticket also automatically get a special free round-trip loaded onto it?

[Continue reading David Alpert’s post at Greater Greater Washington.]

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