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Ov Chipkaart In Nederland Essay

740 words - 3 pages

Een dagje met vrienden naar de Efteling. Iedereen staat om tien over acht met gapende monden en de strippenkaarten gereed bij de bushalte. Als iedereen heeft afgestempeld rijdt de bus richting het metrostation. Eenmaal aangekomen merken twee van ons dat ze niet meer genoeg strippen hebben en dus nieuwe strippenkaarten moeten kopen bij de informatiebalie. Een half uur later zijn we gearriveerd op het treinstation en moeten we allen een treinkaartje kopen om op onze eindbestemming aan te komen. Dat moet allemaal veel makkelijker en sneller kunnen, dachten de vijf grootste OV-bedrijven van Nederland. De OV-chipkaart moet de oplossing bieden, maar is dat wel zo?"Met één kaart ...view middle of the document...

Daar is het zo'n succes dat de kaart ook voor ander betalingsverkeer wordt gebruikt. Inmiddels zijn er meer dan 13 miljoen kaarten van in omloop."aldus de voorlichtende website van de OV-chipkaart. Ook zou de privacy van de kaarthouders gewaarborgd worden naar wens van de houder.Het idee van de kaart klinkt geweldig, maar is dat wel zo in de praktijk? Rotterdam heeft als proefregio gefungeerd, en daar schijnen toch een hoop problemen zich op te stapelen. Dit was een aanleiding voor de GroenLinks-fractie in Rotterdam om de website ov-chipklacht.nl op te richten. Op de website staat een oproep van gemeenteraadslid Arno Bonte om klachten of ideeën te melden via het aanklachtformulier. Toch is ook hij, en GroenLinks, niet geheel tegen de OV-chipkaart. Alleen tegen de manier waarop: "GroenLinks vindt dat de invoering van de ov-chipkaart beter langzaam kan gebeuren met weinig problemen, dan snel met veel problemen. Totdat alle invoeringsproblemen zijn opgelost vinden we dat het voor iedereen mogelijk moet blijven om naast de ov-chipkaart de strippenkaart te blijven gebruiken." Ook staat er dat al een aantal...

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