Today’s Tubespiration Example: The Oystercard

The Oystercard is a favourite for Londoners wanting to enjoy cut price travel.

Introduced in 2003 by TfL the ‘Oyster’ is a smartcard containing an embedded contactless Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) chip.

Your Oyster card can be used can be used on the Underground, the Overground, buses, trams, the Docklands Light Railway, and National Rail services within London.

Using the Oyster is good news for reducing ticket queues, and the environmental cost of printing tickets. It’s also good for anyone using public transport in London with big savings to be made.

In your life how can you be inspired by the Oystercard?

• How can you make things easier?
• What can you do to speed things up?
• What technology can you use better?
• How can you make better use of longer-term relationships?

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