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Specialists to jointly develop MaaS applications

Masabi and Kyyti have formed a partnership to provide best-of-breed mobility-as-a-service solutions to transport authorities, agencies and operators around the world.

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The two companies want to make MaaS a practical option for more cities
The two companies want to make MaaS a practical option for more cities

Fare payments-as-a-service company Masabi and Helsinki-based mobility-as-a-service specialist (MaaS) Kyyti have formed a partnership to provide best-of-breed MaaS applications to transport authorities, agencies and operators around the world.

 

The first joint deployment will be live in the next few months, with further deployments set to go live during 2020/21.

 

First- and last-mile journeys

 

The two companies will deliver first-last-mile journeys for users by combining Kyyti’s white label MaaS applications, which provide shared private mobility and demand responsive services, journey planning and payment, with in-app transit ticketing powered by Masabi’s Justride SDK, enabling customers to buy tickets anytime, anywhere in Kyyti’s apps.

 

Kyyti plans, designs and deploys customer branded turnkey solutions for municipalities, public transport authorities, transport operators and large employers. At the core of its technology is an advanced trip planner capable of creating trip chains connecting traditional fixed route transit to on-demand and shared modes for a door-to-door experience.

 

“We believe in making everyday commuting more convenient and more sustainable for riders around the world,” said Pekka Möttö, CEO of Kyyti. “Working with Masabi allows us to offer passenger information alongside seamless mobile ticketing, all within one app, which we think is key to encouraging more people to use public transit services.”

“We believe in making everyday commuting more convenient and more sustainable for riders around the world”

In addition to providing the trip planning and ticketing solution for the largest inter-city bus operator in Finland, Kyyti’s technology has been deployed in several European countries and US states.

 

Masabi’s Justride fare payments platform is used by more than 80 transport operators across 11 countries. It recently partnered with Uber and NEORide, a council of governments comprised of 15 transit systems, in the roll-out of the Uber Transit mobile ticketing across Ohio and Kentucky.

 

“At Masabi, our goal has always been to revolutionise public transit, making the rider experience as easy and intuitive as possible. We look forward to working with Kyyti to enable practical mobility-as-a-service and improve the accessibility and discoverability of public transport services around the world.” said Brian Zanghi, CEO of Masabi.

 

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