Ho Chi Minh City People Committee has approved a bus e-ticket project which will be implemented in the 2015-2017 period under BOO (build-own-operate) form, said that Department of Transport yesterday.
|A bus station in HCMC (Photo: SGGP)|
The project will install equipments & information technology infrastructure; train human resources to operate the e-ticket system.
Total investment capital of the project is estimated at VND262.7 billion (US$11.72 million). The expenditure for management and operation sector will cost VND321.1 billion (US$14.33 billion) in ten years.
According to the HCMC People’s Committee, e-tickets will remedy ticket fraud and collection of false and torn bills.
The project will save time on ticket purchase and control with a single card for all routes. Commuters can recharge their cards easily via electronic payment channels.