Date Added: Dec 2012
The large amount of growth in India's population has increased the demand on the transport systems. In the areas of public transport, it has become essential to consider effective technologies that will ease the system of transport. This paper presents the design of a public transport ticketing system that harnesses the functionality of the existing electronic smart cards into an Android application. This application aims to relate the Man Machine Interaction (MMI) principles of functionality, usability, simplicity, visibility, affordance and consistency for enhancing the experience of ticketing for the public transport commuters in India.