Political dilemmas: missing the bus

Political dilemmas: missing the bus
You can't swipe your paywave card on a bus, yet. (Image: Getty)
Dileepa Fonseka
Paying for the bus with your credit card or some other device already in your pocket is a luxury most of the world takes for granted but one we are still trying to crack. The absence of luxuries like these occasionally surprises our overseas visitors. So it was with one recent coffee guest who turned up to a meeting an hour late because they were American and assumed you could either pay for the bus with your credit card or purchase whatever card or ticket you might need at the bus stop.It turns out you can’t do either of those...

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