Re: [76attendees] Purpose of blue/grey "PASPY" card (for social event?)

Ben Campbell <ben@nostrum.com> Tue, 10 November 2009 01:39 UTC

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Subject: Re: [76attendees] Purpose of blue/grey "PASPY" card (for social event?)
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Is there an English language web site that gives information about  
routes and procedures for the trams and busses? (Sorry if I missed  
that somewhere)

Thanks!

Ben.

On Nov 10, 2009, at 10:22 AM, Hiroyuki INOUE wrote:

>> When I picked up my ticket for the social event, I was also given a
>> blue/grey plastic "PASPY" card.  What is this for?
>
> It is additional item with the Social Event ticket.
> PASPY is a contactless IC card for the payment of local transportation
> (tram and bus) in Hiroshima Prefecture, but for JR railway.
> The PASPY is based on the SONY's FeliCa, ISO 18092 (aka ISO 14443  
> TYPE C).
>  FeliCa -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FeliCa
>
> The PASPY card you have is pre-charged with 500 yen for IETF  
> attendees.
> So you can get a bus or tram with this card.
> Make sure that you must touch your PASPY to an IC card reader at the  
> entrance
> when ridding a bus or tram,
> and also touch the PASPY to the reader at the exit to pay the fare.
>
> You can charge additional yen with a ticket vending machine
> at a station (Hondori underground sta. of ASTRAM line is nearest to  
> the venue),
> or in a bus or tram to tell the driver/conductor.
> You can also purchase a new PASPY card with 2000 yen (includes pre- 
> charged 1500 yen
> and 500 yen of deposit) in the same way.
>
> There are many colors of PASPY for the attendees,
> bacause several bus/train operators issue the original PASPY card.
>  -> http://www.paspy.jp/about/kind.html (in Japanese)
> All kinds of PASPY are issued only at the Bus Center
> (you can select a card operator to tell the staff of ticker counter).
>
> Thank you.
>
> On Mon, 9 Nov 2009 14:32:28 +0900
>  Ross Finlayson <finlayson@live555.com> wrote:
>> When I picked up my ticket for the social event, I was also given a
>> blue/grey plastic "PASPY" card.  What is this for?
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> Hiroyuki INOUE <hinoue@hiroshima-cu.ac.jp>
> Graduate School of Information Sciences,
> Hiroshima City University
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