1 Million HOP Cards

Late last week Auckland Transport announced that they sold their millionth HOP card. Thanks a million Auckland – the millionth AT HOP card has just been sold. AT HOP is the smart card which can be used for bus, rail and ferry travel throughout Auckland.…
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HOP in detail

As mentioned this morning, at Auckland Transport’s board meeting today there is an interesting paper giving an overview of the HOP system, which AT say is the third largest financial transaction system in the country. Here are some of the figures from the paper.…
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The HOP Blacklist

Auckland Transport’s HOP card generally works pretty well for most people and is a vast improvement from what we had before with different ticketing systems for each mode/company. But almost 5 years on, it still has some amazingly annoying and very customer unfriendly bugs/features that they’ve never fixed.…
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SuperGold on HOP

In just over a month those over 65 will no longer be able to just wave their SuperGold card to get free public transport. Instead, following changes made by the government, they will be required to have an AT HOP card with a concession loaded.…
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What next for HOP

Change is afoot for Auckland Transport’s HOP card with them increasing the price of it but also looking to expand the use of the card. On the first point, they will increase the cost of buying a card from $5 back to $10 on December 17.…
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Auckland Transport Late October Board Meeting

The Auckland Transport board meet today and other than the outstanding patronage results, here are the other items on the on the agenda or in the public reports of note. Firstly the closed session which once again contains quite a few interesting topics including:Newmarket Crossing – This is the Sarawia St level crossing issue.…
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