The New York Red Bulls (MLS) are set to implement a contactless smart ticketing system at the team’s new stadium, according to squidcard.com.
The new system will allow season ticket holders to load cash onto contactless smart cards via the team’s Web site, and use those cards to enter the stadium.
The cards, which employ ‘swipe and go’ technology to speed up lines, will also allow fans to make purchases at concession stands inside the stadium.
The Red Bulls, who are expected to move into their new stadium in March, will be the first MLS club to implement contactless technology. Several clubs in England’s Premier League, including Arsenal and Manchester City, have already introduced similar systems.
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