Public transport: Navigo in the iPhone, see you in February!

This is the first good news of the year! It should finally be possible to use your iPhone as a transport ticket in Paris and Ile-de-France, starting in February. According to information from Parisian, single tickets, weekly and monthly Navigo passes, antipollution package as well as the ticket to go to Orly or Roissy can be purchased directly from the iPhone. The traveler will be able to validate the title thanks to his smartphone, even when switched off – probably with the ” energy supply »Available from iPhone XS.

Credit: IDFM.

This novelty confirmed in part what was said by a representative of the Vianavigo Lab team (the collaborative space of Ile-de-France Mobilités) who indicated last October that ticket purchases would be possible in the course of this new year . He also explained that recharging the Navigo pass ” with NFC chip ”Would be available before the end of 2020, cabbage white.

IDFM, which governs public transport in the region, having not yet communicated on the subject, we will be careful not to blow the champagne. Relations between the organization and Apple have been stormy, the manufacturer having no desire to open the NFC chip of its smartphones – or on its terms. In the meantime, to take advantage of the dematerialization of transport tickets in Ile-de-France, you must have a compatible Android smartphone.

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