PJSC Sberbank: More than 1.5 billion public transport trips were paid by bank card in Russia in 2021


Russians used their bank cards to pay for more than 1.5 billion public transport trips in the 10 months of 2021, twice as many as in the same period last year.

Dmitry Malykh, Director of Acquisitions Division, Sberbank:

“Payment methods other than cash for transport are accepted almost everywhere in Russia. Non-cash payments via Sber are available on transport in 147 cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants. Social trips are also converted into bank cards. Sberbank, together with its partners, including Settlement Solutions and SberTroika, are developing technology that facilitates the payment of contactless tariffs in regions of Russia. “

The solution is unique in that you can pay for your trip in any way: with a travel, social or bank card, a smartphone, a smart watch or a bracelet, i.e. with no any NFC-enabled device that you can connect to. a credit card.

Sber, in collaboration with Visa, Settlement Solutions, SberTroika and SberLeasing, offers solutions for efficient management of passenger transport.

Mikhail Kazakov, CEO, Settlement Solutions:

“Together with Sberbank, we use our own expertise as much as possible to create and implement payment services in public transport with a view to digitizing the industry and improving the quality of passenger transport services. Our goal The main objective is to improve the quality of life of citizens, as well as to make public transport more accessible.The new technology allows regional authorities to better manage, control and save budgetary funds.

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Sberbank of Russia published this content on 22 November 2021 and is solely responsible for the information it contains. Distributed by Public, unedited and unmodified, on November 22, 2021 03:34:04 PM UTC.

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