The Welsh Assembly has called for reconsideration of a smart card transit system that would connect the towns and cities of Wales, according to squidcard.com.
The proposed ULTtra (Urban Light Transport) project calls for a contactless smart card system to grant passengers access to driverless pods that run on a track similar to that of a monorail.
Areas up for consideration include Cardiff, Swansea and Newport. A smart card payment system from sQuid is already in the town of Bolton, Greater Manchester. Residents can use their sQuidcards on Arriva buses, with taxis set to follow later in the year.
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