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  • Is mobile ticketing the answer to enable transit authorities to transform their network and digitise services while avoiding a significant investment?  What are the benefits of mobile ticketing in pub ...
  • Our recent community survey confirmed that encouraging riders to return to public transport is a widespread challenge for transport operators and authorities around the world. Whilst the COVID-19 vacc ...
  • The system is being trialed as a first step in bringing safe contactless payments to passengers in the Spanish city as well as attracting locals and visitors back to public transport. It gives passeng ...
  • The latest upgrade to the system sees Access-IS devices in train gates and ticket offices as well as bus mounted validators being upgraded to permit full cEMV contactless payment capability. Stockholm ...
  • On behalf of its members and the transport authority Ile-de-France Mobilités, Comutitres has selected Conduent Transportation and Flowbird to replace all Ile-de-France bus and tram onboard ticketing p ...
  • The future of Moscow's ticketing system

    16 Feb 2021 Transport Ticketing
    The future of Moscow's ticketing system The Moscow Department of Transport announced the launch of a virtual “Troika” card and the face payment system roll-out by the end of 2021. The Troika-based tic ...
  • These were the key questions a four-person panel tried to answer on January 27, 2021, as part of Transport Ticketing Digital. The 40-minute discussion, titled The Rise of Contactless Payments in Publi ...
  • The “Management and Use of Identities in Mobility and Transport MRD” document, was conceived and created by the NFC Forum’s Mobility, Identity and Transport Special Interest Group (MIT SIG) and is fre ...
  • Riders will be able to buy tickets and passes anytime, anywhere, using either the new Ready2Ride™ app or the Transit app. Port Authority serves more than 60 million rides a year across bus, light rail ...
  • Cubic Transportation Systems launches Umo, a flexible suite of platforms, including intuitive fare payment, multi-modal trip planning, real-time data and loyalty incentives for riders, transit agencie ...
  • So that’s payments sorted! But what about fares?

    21 Jan 2021 Jeremy Meal, Independent Fares and Smart Ticketing Adviser
    It bugs me! It’s plain for all to see that the industry has been focussed, obsessed even, on diversifying the ‘choice’ in the means of making payment for public transport more ‘convenient’. The effort ...
  • Why Digital Partnerships will drive Public Transport Usage

    21 Jan 2021 Karan Suri, Head of Commercial Strategy, Heathrow Express
    COVID has dealt what you can politely call, a devastating hand to everyone in the travel industry. With customers now being even more conscious of how and when they will travel, it is key for public t ...
  • The Scottish Government has made £1 million available to as part of the second and final round of the Mobility as a Service Investment Fund which aims to make public transport easier while encouraging ...
  • When assessing the current state of MaaS around the globe, there is impressive progress being made in a few cities where minds and data are open. A quotation from American-Canadian writer William Gibs ...
  • We are all familiar with barcodes, especially the Uniform Product Code used in supermarkets since the 1970s. It is called a linear barcode because the bars run in a single direction. The depth of the ...
  • Are you prepared for the fourth era of public transport?

    15 Oct 2020 Philippe Vappereau, Chairman, Calypso Networks Association (CNA)
    It’s impossible to ignore the crushing impact of the global Covid-19 pandemic on the use of public transport. What many of us may have not considered, however, is how this has prompted the most signif ...
  • Deploying Technology for Resilient Mobility During and After COVID-19

    15 Oct 2020 Dave Roat, Strategy Director, Cubic Transportation Systems
    Like most aspects of our personal and professional lives, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic effect on the world’s transportation systems. In particular, public transportation has seen decreases ...
  • Going contactless has its benefits, not just the ones you can't see

    15 Oct 2020 Adrian Kelly, Chief Product Officer, Vix Technology
    The outbreak of COVID-19 has significantly accelerated the shift from cash to contactless payment methods across many countries, leaving public transport operators around the world considering whether ...
  • Contact-free public transport

    15 Oct 2020 John Elliot, Head of Transit Practice, Consult Hyperion
    I heard on the radio that, despite ministers encouraging people in England back to work in their offices, most are staying at home. Commuter trains are about one-third full and buses are about 40% ful ...
  • Interoperability in cross-border public transport ticketing - an example from the Aachen border region

    15 Oct 2020 Dominik Elsmann, Head of Cross-border, Transport, Aachener Verkehrsverbund
    Enabling interoperable cross-border ticketing in public transport is a challenge for most regions within Europe. However, in the border region of Aachen first steps into the direction of seamless trav ...

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