First look at Mangmoom Card, only all-in-one public transport card you’ll need
Just when we thought the news about Mangmoom Card from eight months ago was all a dream, the officials said they are testing the new system and preparing to launch the card by the end of the year, Chaiwat Thongkamkoon, Director of Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning, told Channel 3 News..
Introduced under the name "mangmoom” card or "spider” card in English, the universal ticket can be used as payment for several public transportation systems including the BTS, MRT and Airport Rail Link..
Why mangmoom? Just like spiders that spin webs that reach everywhere, this ticket can be used to travel anywhere.
The Mangmoom Card, whose release date has been pushed back from August, can also be used at the MRT Purple Line, which will open on August 12..
In the future, officials will develop the system further so that holders can use the card to pay for the fares on buses, boats, expressways, and even government services.