NJ Transit riders can pay with Google Wallet

Technology is making getting from place to place easier in New Jersey, as the state's public transit system now allows riders to pay using Google Wallet, InformationWeek reports.

NJ Transit has begun letting people pay for tickets using Google's tap-and-pay system that stores users' credit card numbers on smart phones. The technology is currently available at two New York metro area train stations: Manhattan's New York Penn Station and the Newark Liberty International Airport Rail Station.

Currently only users of Sprint's Nexus S 4G are able to use the technology, which only accepts the Citi MasterCard and Google prepaid cards as payment options. But Google says it is working with other credit card companies and mobile carriers to to expand the service in the future.

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