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To simplify the access to public transport PostBus Switzerland is currently testing a new system of electronic ticketing in Sion, the capital of the Swiss canton of Valais.
The new system “CiBo” (Check in, Be out), developed by the Mobility Lab Sion and its partners, is not like any other in the market. The customer downloads the necessary application once and afterwards it always recognizes him when travelling.
One only needs to connect to the free Wi-Fi on board the bus with a single click (“Check in”) and enjoy the use of a cost-free Internet access during travel. Disconnecting from the Wi-Fi (“Be out”) however works automatically. At the end of the month an invoice is created which contains all travels and considers the ideal booking choices which would have been possible as the cost of travel.
So clients automatically receive the lowest bill for their journeys without having to compare different tariffs beforehand. For now the system is testing on the route between Sion and Martigny.
Philippe Cina, coordinator of the Mobility Lab Sion Valais, explains: “We have currently equipped two bus routes with the CiBo system and thirty beta testers have already been checking our programme minutely for some time now.”
A public information session is scheduled for the 9th of May. There will also be the possibility to take part in a training class. Afterwards the system continues as a public test version for all passengers until the end of July.
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