This paper introduces a smarter and intelligent ways of ticketing in public transport such as in BMTC, rather than conventional paper tickets and punched passes, the intelligent and foolproof methodology proposed are a smart card, magnetic cards, barcodes and QR codes, and e-ticketing by mobile apps. In this paper practical outcomes of using smart technology have been analyzed, use of contactless smart card has also been focused. The futuristic technologies call for an effective solutions-namely virtual ticketing system that might be achieved through the introduction of cellular communication and technology. These characteristics are based on system architecture, which has two main generic elements: the mobile device model and user application model.
Keywords : Smart Cards, PDA’s, Bluetooth, Card Reader, SMS, Interactive Voice Response Call Center.