The card is
KCB Managing Director
"They have options to load their cards through the more than 7,000 KCB agents, KCB mobile banking, as well as all KCB ATMs and branches," he said.
The Abiria Card operates seamlessly through the tap to pay near field communication technology platform with no extra charges for running the card to the card holder; however, bus owners will pay a small transaction charge.
On his part KBS Managing Director
Mukabanah says the formalisation of the sector will also enable the Public Service Vehicles (PSVs) employees to enjoy national social amenities that include
"This technology will facilitate management of staff for PSV owners by KBS," he said.
The move comes as the government directed that all PSV operate using cashless payment system by
The introduction of cashless payment is part of a wider strategy by the government to streamline the industry.
The cashless system will streamline the public transport sector making it more secure and give the public service vehicles investor's greater control in revenue collection increasing efficiency and reduction of revenue leakages.
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