Free Trend Report Free 2018 Report & eBook

Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.

Keynotes.org Our Research Methodology

This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.

Mumbai Metro's Multipurpose Card Covers Transportation and Payments

 - Mar 24, 2015
References: sbi.co.in & psfk
Knowing that many people are on a mission to simplify what essentials they carry around with them on a daily basis, Mumbai Metro created a multipurpose card. People with an account at the State Bank of India now have the option to sign up for a debit card that also doubles as a way to pay fares for transportation.

This hybrid card works with automatic fare collection gates when tapped, granting passengers instant access to trains. With an auto-load feature, this simplifies the process of having to transfer money, since funds come from a checking account. Outside of its uses for transportation, this Mumbai Metro card also works like a regular debit card, allowing for purchases made at retail shops and cash withdrawals from ATM machines.