The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) is unveiling its contactless CharmCard for public transit fare payment this week, according to wjz.com.
The new system allows customers to load cash or credit onto their CharmCards to pay for rides on MTA-operated Metro trains, light rail and buses.
The new CharmCard is also compatible with Washington D.C.’s smart transit system enabing riders from both areas to switch lines without having to change cards.
The cards, which can hold up to $200, go on sale this Tuesday at Baltimore region CVS and Giant retailers.
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