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DC Metro SmarTrip System Collects Data on Riders

EPIC FOIA Notes #5, May 16, 2005: “The SmarTrip farecard, which includes an embedded RFID chip, tracks each rider’s metro travel and can be linked to address and credit card data. Most records held by state agencies are protected by law, but no similar protections exist for the SmarTrip system.”

  • Metro SmarTrip homepage
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