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Caltrain wants input on new ticket machines

Original post made on Jan 28, 2013

Caltrain riders are being asked for their opinions in an online survey the agency will use to improve features on its ticket vending machines.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, January 28, 2013, 11:09 AM

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Posted by Greg David
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jan 28, 2013 at 9:56 pm

Put the machines on the train. The current system is a joke. People waiting in line to buy a ticket from a balky machine, while the train pulls away without them...

Someone needs to send the entire Joint Powers Board on a trip to Europe so they can see what actually works and makes sense.....

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Posted by resident
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jan 28, 2013 at 10:42 pm

Just get a Clipper card and forget the ticket machines. Paper tickets are so 20th century.

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Posted by kyle
a resident of Monta Loma
on Jan 29, 2013 at 7:16 am

get rid of them

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Posted by Andrew
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jan 29, 2013 at 7:24 am

Allow payment by touch/RFid. Many times the payment would take many swipes before ultimately being processed.

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Posted by Sir Vey
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Jan 29, 2013 at 9:17 am

clipper cards and touch screens are topics included in the survey.
I like the idea of being able to use the ticket machines to "recharge" your clipper card when its low.
Take the survey.(Posting what you want here in this forum will produce zero results.)

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Posted by Sir Vey
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Jan 29, 2013 at 9:18 am

Smart Phone apps for buying tix as well on the survey

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