The Roads and Transport Authority has completed the installation of the new generation of ticket vending machines and Nol cards at bus stations in the emirate, in addition to installing a number of smart screens to display instant information on bus timings.
Khalid Al-Awadi, Director of the Transportation Systems Department at the Public Transport Agency at the Roads and Transport Authority, said: These devices are considered a new generation for selling Nol tickets and cards, which are available with new features for the first time at bus stations, where they can be used to pay through debit cards and credit cards. It is also possible to pay using the Near Field Communication (NFC) feature, in addition to paying via the Virtualized Nol Card in each of the modern sales offices and devices. These devices are also equipped with closed circuit cameras to ensure the security and safety of users, in addition to the feature The rest of the amount in case of using banknotes higher than what is required to be paid.
The Director of the Transportation Systems Department stated that 133 new generation of real-time information screens for bus timings were also installed in 13 public bus stations and five bus stops. This helps public transport users to stay up-to-date with bus schedules through instant updates of information in this regard, and saves bus riders effort and time, and avoids waiting while planning their trips in the event of any emergency changes or rescheduling trips.
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