RTC to distribute “smart” cards

Smart card too smart for some: Privacy concerns surround unveiling

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Quebec City’s public transit users are going to acquire a new reflex: Scanning their Opus cards when they step inside the bus.

The Opus card is a smart card on which users will charge the fares of their rides or the cost of their passes. The fares will automatically be deducted when cards, which contain rechargeable microchips, are scanned on the bus.