TfL to expand AI trial linked to CCTV to cut down fare dodging

04/12/2023 | Evening Standard

Transport for London (TfL) is set to expand a trial on the London Underground to tackle the issue of fare dodging after successfully linking the artificial intelligence (AI) software with its network of station cameras. The trial was initially tested at Willesden Green station on the Jubilee line. Siwan Hayward, TfL Director of Compliance, Policing, Operations and Security, said that the technology is not being used as a facial recognition tool. TfL loses more than £130m a year in income due to fare dodging, with about 3.9% of journeys being unpaid.

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