"Old-school train conductors are finally ready to give up their hole punchers to try something new: the iPhone.Amtrak to Use iPhones to Streamline Service - NYTimes.com
Amtrak, the government-owned corporation that oversees the nation’s railroad train services, has been training conductors since November to use the Apple handset as an electronic ticket scanner on a few routes, including from Boston to Portland, Me., and San Jose, Calif., to Sacramento."
Monday, May 07, 2012
Amtrak to Use iPhones to Streamline Service - NYTimes.com
Sign of the times