Ministry Unveils its Integrated Automated Fare Collection, Ticketing System

The Ministry of Transport and Communications unveiled its Integrated Automated Fare Collection and Ticketing System for public transportation by signing the project contract today with Gulf Business Machines Qatar (GBM) in partnership with MSI Global of Singapore.

Planned to complete and begin operation in 2020, the new system provides a unified ticketing mechanism for public transport within Qatar’s internal transportation network, latest credit card payment technologies in addition to payment via smartphones and smartwatches.

The project aims to improve Qatar’s transportation system functionality, achieve integration and encourage people to use public transport more frequently by providing a more flexible and seamless system.

Source: Ministry of Transport and Communication