Expanding use of Presto card beyond public transit part of business strategy
Ottawa Citizen

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By Jon Willing, Ottawa Citizen, September 2, 2016

A list of 59 initiatives Presto is committing to deliver under a business strategy includes using the smart card for more things than just public transit.

The Metrolinx document, obtained by the Citizen through an access to information request to the City of Ottawa, contemplates using the card for paid parking, identification and a fare option for other transportation services, such as Via Rail and Greyhound.