VeriFone expands Way2ride app to Philadelphia taxis

VeriFone Systems has announced that taxi passengers in Philadelphia can now use Way2ride, VeriFone’s sound-based mobile app for proximity payments, to securely pay for taxis with their smartphones.

Way2ride makes the taxi experience faster and easier for passengers in Philadelphia by allowing them to tap and pay for fares. Passengers can easily download Way2ride app to their iOS or Android smartphones. Once you’ve paid for you fare, a digital receipt is immediately emailed to the passenger and stored in the app and online portal for easy access and expensing of business trips.

“The launch of Way2ride in nearly every cab operating in the city of Philadelphia is a result of the considerable success it has experienced following the app’s initial launch in New York City.” said Amos Tamam, senior vice president of Taxi Systems for VeriFone.

“Way2ride makes every taxi ride better, the convenience it provides, including the ability to retrieve lost property with the tap of a button, will benefit passengers and drivers alike in a city as large as Philadelphia, which thrives on speed.” He added.

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