RTD fare system goes high-tech in 2013 with new smart card program Read more: RTD fare system goes high-tech in 2013 with new smart card program


The new year will usher in big changes for Denver’s light rail and bus system.
On Tuesday, the Regional Transportation District will begin implementing phase one of a $15 million overhaul of its fare system to include an electronic “smart card” program that officials say will speed boarding times, eliminate counterfeit tickets and significantly reduce cash transactions from both riders and employers.
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