Cashless Travel Ticketing System to Avoid COVID

  • Rambabu Vatti, K. S. Balamurugan, B. Krishnaveni, Nagarjuna Vatti, Prasanna Lakshmi Vatti

Abstract

Corona Viral Disease (COVID) spreading iscausing serious concern to public health across the world. The lock down is the ultimate solution to stop spreading but,for a common man who has to earn bread and butter on the daily basis, it is not possible to observe lock down or home quarantine for a longer period. Use of public transport in their daily routines of conducting business or go to work places is inevitable.Some of the precautions we need to take to avoid spread of COVID infection are social distancing, avoid touching the surfaces, touching the currency etc. Exchange of currency notes through many hands is serious concern for public health and can be a vehicle for fast spreading of the virus. Currency handling is more frequent in local public transport system.A common practice in counting the currency notes is using saliva from mouth, which is more dangerous. The authors address this issue of reducing the virus spread due to currency handling in public transport systems by proposing a cashless travel ticketing system. At present in the local transport systems, tickets are sold in the bus or railway counters on exchange of currency notes. The proposed system uses dynamic Radio Frequency Identification (DRFID) technology to purchase tickets which does not involve direct handling of physical currency.The system also collects the exact tariff as proportional to the distance travelled by the passenger. It also scans the temperature of the passenger before boarding the bus/train at the entrance of the door. The system opens the door only when the passenger is having temperature within the rage of good health. A buzzer sound alarm if the passenger is suffering high temperature.

Published
2020-03-30
How to Cite
Rambabu Vatti, K. S. Balamurugan, B. Krishnaveni, Nagarjuna Vatti, Prasanna Lakshmi Vatti. (2020). Cashless Travel Ticketing System to Avoid COVID . International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, 29(3), 14677 -. Retrieved from https://sersc.org/journals/index.php/IJAST/article/view/31955
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