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Transport Ticketing Gala Dinner & Awards



2024 Finalists

Celebrating the smart ticketing & mobility industry's greatest achievements 

We received a fantastic range of entries this year, more than we've ever received before - all evidence of the many innovative ticketing technologies and projects around the world. It will prove to be an extremely difficult job for our judges to choose a winner for each category.

Below you will find the finalists for each category. 

The 12th annual Transport Ticketing Awards ceremony took place on 5th March, at the prestigious Royal Garden Hotel in London.  

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2024 Transport Ticketing Awards Finalists

NEW - Best Passenger Experience Initiative

  • Aix-Marseille-Provence metropole and Conduent Transportation
  • Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd
  • Freebike Tap and ride bike sharing
  • Public transport of the future - comfort, accessibility and safety
  • LA Metro Farecapping
  • MTA: Defining Excellence in Passenger Transport Experience with TrainTime
  • Matawan, to simplify intermodal mobility
  • PRESTO Perks: Providing Ontarians with over $1.3 Million Dollars in Savings, Giving Even More Reasons to Ride Transit (Metrolinx)
  • Rail Delivery Group (Rail Data Marketplace) & Northern Trains Limited
  • Trainline: Price Prediction feature
  • Opal Travel app – elevating the NSW digital citizen experience

NEW - Best Equity and Inclusion Initiative

  • UnicoCampania and Almaviva
  • Madrid Metro: A Ticketing Vending Machine for all
  • Mobility for All: Initiative for Disabled-friendly Public Transportation by Gaziantep Municipality and Kentkart
  • Connecting communities and creating opportunities in Monterey - a submission by Monterey-Salinas Transit, Kuba, Littlepay, California Department of Transportation’s (Caltrans’) California Integrated Travel Project (Cal-ITP)
  • Passenger experience without borders
  • LA Metro - LIFE DPSS
  • Shaping a Caring Commuter Culture in Singapore, by the Land Transport Authority
  • EZfare: Paving the way for equity and accessibility in public transport with Account Based Ticketing, fare capping and cash digitization
  • Riocard Mais: "Social Fare for Trains and Subways" - Enhancing Accessibility and Inclusion
  • Thales, Hong Kong Tramways Limited and Golong International Technology Company Limited
  • Women Behind the Wheel: Driving Diversity in Transport in partnership with Women in Transport and Bus Users UK
  • Making NSW transport accessible through digital inclusion 

Best Smart Ticketing Programme
(<200k Daily Journeys)

  • Aran Island Ferries and Absowebly
  • Turku Region Public Transport Föli (FI) and INIT GmbH
  • The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) with Open Payments
  • Nationwide Open Loop Implementation in Maldives across Buses & Ferries: Mastercard, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company, Bank of Maldives, Aurionpro Transit Pte Ltd
  • Próximo - Barraqueiro - Ubirider - Mastercard
  • Transdev Netherlands - Mobyyou

Best Smart Ticketing Programme
(200k+ Daily Journeys)

  • UnicoCampania and Almaviva
  • Aurionpro Transit Pte Ltd, Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC)
  • De Lijn and Conduent Transportation
  • Empowering Earthquake Victims Through Smart Mobility by Gaziantep Municipality and kentkart
  • National Express West Midlands (NXWM): Leading the Digital Path in Smart Ticketing for Enhanced Transport Solutions
  • New Ways to Pay: Leading-edge Payment Options in Toronto, Canada (Metrolinx)
  • OVpay
  • TransLink partners with Cubic Transportation Systems and Interac on electronic cash payments aboard transit to improve bus speed reliability throughout Metro Vancouver
  • TfNSW’s next generation of contactless payments

Ticketing Enabler of the Year

  • Hayya Card Integration During World Cup in Qatar by Mowasalat and kentkart
  • SilverRail, Transport for Wales and Payzone
  • Unicard Ticketing Hub
  • UrbanThings and TravelMaster
  • SMCC, Quadrac & Visa Acceptance Solutions
  • Masabi and Worldpay

Ticketing Technology of the Year

  • Distribusion Technologies
  • Famoco Pay & Pass, Open loop validator for all transport modes (Famoco)
  • Ground-breaking Google Wallet experience for transit users. (Go Ahead launches a world-first new ticketing experience in collaboration with Google and Littlepay)
  • Masabi’s Justride Open Platform
  • SilverRail, Cammax and EMR
  • Tmoney Tagless
  • Ubirider,, Mastercard
  • Mass Transit Tokenization - Visa Acceptance Solutions Token Management Solution and Tap Token
  • Revolutionising Rail Gate Technology: Vix Smart Gates' Innovative Journey with Transport for Wales
  • MCard Mobile App - West Yorkshire Ticketing Company Ltd and Yorcard Limited

Best MaaS Initiative

  • Breeze (Solent Transport, Trafi, Unicard)
  • Ecolane & ZED Digital Intelligent Multimodal Aggregation
  • HITRANS in partnership with Mobilleo
  • Building MaaS Ecosystems for Tomorrow

Digital Champion

  • New mobile solution for validation and recharge at ATM Barcelona with @Smarting
  • City Group Co. KSCP, Ridango, AMCO
  • Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd
  • Express Rail Link: Redefining AirRail Experience Through Cashless Innovation
  • Fertagus, Ubirider, Barraqueiro Group, Mastercard
  • QRide Scholars: Student-Friendly Mobile Transit by Düzce Municipality and kentkart
  • Stagecoach Bus - going digital to big up bus travel
  • Stagecoach Bus Corporate App
  • Your AI-Powered Digital Maestro - CTS & Pypestream
  • Transport Connect – NSW’s answer to multi-modal mobility
  • Virgin Trains Ticketing

With so many outstanding smart ticketing and mobility projects undertaken in the past year, the task of judging will be difficult. Get to know our judges below:

Meet the judges