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CDTA OKs deal to upgrade fare collection system

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The Capital District Transportation Authority is buying a new fare collection system that will let its thousands of bus riders recharge “Swiper” cards or pay their fares by smartphone. The new system won’t be in place until late 2015, but the CDTA board on Wednesday awarded a $7.3 million contract for developing and installing it to SPX Genfare of Elk Grove, Ill. “These advancements make our services easier to use and more convenient for customers,” ...

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August 1, 2013
8:25 a.m.

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What percentage of riders still use cash and what has been the trend?