Ticketing barriers are the worst bottlenecks at train stations and can cause congestion among commuters as they wait to swipe their travel cards. Aisling Mulvaney and Priyanka BC developed a device worn by commuters that emits a signal automatically picked up by detectors in the barriers. Their vision is that swiping electronic cards won’t be necessary in the future because the device will transmit the passenger’s card information the moment a passenger walks onto a train platform or boards a bus.
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