Next time when you travel around Las Vegas, you can now skip the long public transportation queues waiting to buy ticket as Google Pay starting on Monday launches mobile tickets service for the Las Vegas Monorail.
Powered by NXP’s MIFARE contactless technology, commuters can now buy their ticket online and save it to Google Pay.
Here is how it works?
To get started, make sure to have latest version of Google Pay, then purchase a ticket on the Las Vegas Monorail site and save it to the app. Once saved, you can instantly use your phone to ride. All you need is just hold your phone near the fare gate and once you see a check mark, you’re good to go.
Here is GIF of new feature:
Google Pay app guides you along the journey with information, like location of the nearest Monorail station and more, like showing you all your recent transactions, trips, or.
The Las Vegas Monorail becomes the first transit agency to offer prepaid tickets or passes through Google Pay.
Google notes, the feature will soon be coming to more cities.
In other news today, Google has rolled out several visual updates to Search Console, that now include:
- Annotation cards with charts let you hover over bullet points in the error report, so you can learn more about the issue detected on that particular date.
- Difference column now show how data has changed over time
- Redesigned Filter/Compare sporting a new look with pre-populated values
- Overall improvements to the date picker and comparison view.
The feature update was announced on Twitter along with a short video demonstrating the new annotation cards.
Here is an animation of the new Google Search Console: