This past weekend I needed to get out and do a little traveling for some upcoming stories. As such, I headed all the way out to Incheon for the start of the Tour de Korea. While riding the bus, I saw this:
I thought it was pretty cool. It was the first time I’ve seen a stand that had a set area for the RF cards to take up the fare, a bill reader, and a coin slot that could take multiple coins at one time. I think this will be cropping up more and more, now that the standard fare in Korea is more than W1000. This makes it easy to see how much money has been deposited with the digital display.
The vlog version: