(by Frank Hersey | Biometric Update) – As COVID has pushed even more people to switch to smartphone-based ticketing for public transport, these transit payment methods could be a way for cities to become smarter and even launch digital ID systems for their citizens, argues Miroslav Katsarov, CEO of urban mobility firm Modeshift. Katsarov states that more people are already using a form of digital identity with mobile ticketing for public transport, and that transit is making progress towards a future where authentication via digital identification could be required for accessing government services in the U.S. “With a solid base […]

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