Securing contactless in Southern
California for seamless transportation

ASK‐intTag, the US‐based subsidiary of ASK, a leading provider contactless technology, has stated it has delivered TAP‐compatible contactless paper tickets for Metrolink riders to transfer seamlessly to the Metro Rail Lines in Los Angeles. ASKm offers transit operators an alternative to other technologies. With contactless cards and contactless paper tickets, Transit Authorities are able to address both their subscribers and occasional users within the same fare collection network. ASKintTag tickets are encoded at the company’s Vermont site which is set up with security levels required for production of the identification documents such as passports or ID cards. Metrolink operates heavy rail commuter train service into six counties in Southern California. TAP enabled tickets are available at Metrolink Ticket Vending Machines (TVMs) to allow passage through Metro’s turnstiles leading to Metro Rails lines and stations, making the journey seamless for all Metro and Metrolink passengers. Metrolink riders will continue to experience unmatched mobility throughout Southern California’s public transportation system!