Cashless Fare Collection System Launched In Baguio

Manila BulletinJuly 14, 2020

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Cashless Fare Collection System Launched In Baguio
BAGUIO CITY — Mayor Benjamin Magalong and SquidPay Technology, Inc. Chief Operating Officer and President Enrico Tamayo signed a memorandum of agreement Monday at the Baguio City multi-purpose hall here to formalize the terms of cashless fare collection system to be implemented soon in the Summer Capital.
Zaldy Comanda

Magalong said the city was on the right track in pursuing cashless fare payment systems, considering the alarming increase in the number of transport workers infected by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

“Although most of those affected are in the railway business, the public utility vehicle (PUV) sector remains at risk for using direct payment scheme that does not inhibit physical interaction,” Magalong added.

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July 14, 2020