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Amiens adopts open payment system for multi-modal public transport

Amiens adopts open payment system for multi-modal public transport

The system from Flowbird helps operators to create frictionless multi-modal travel through the digital transformation of their legacy ticketing systems as well as meet the needs of tech-savvy populations.

Kagoshima and Hachijo-jima introduce mobile ticketing in-app service

Kagoshima and Hachijo-jima introduce mobile ticketing in-app service

The two deployments are the latest driven by the partnership between Jorudan and Masabi signed in 2019 to integrate their services and roll out mobile ticketing in cities across Japan.

Mobile ticketing option introduced on local transit systems in Toronto area

Mobile ticketing option introduced on local transit systems in Toronto area

Presto E-Tickets allow customers on DRT and HSR transit systems to use their smartphones to make in-app cashless and contactless fare purchases, which can then be visually verified.

EMT Valencia launches cashless mobile ticketing solution

EMT Valencia launches cashless mobile ticketing solution

With passengers able to purchase and display tickets directly on their smartphones, it will also provide passengers with a Covid-safe way to ride public transport and help speed up journey times.

Austin transport authority expands partnership to upgrade fare collection

Austin transport authority expands partnership to upgrade fare collection

Bytemark will upgrade Capital Metro’s existing account-based system to include tap-and-go contactless payments plus a host of other functionality aiming to provide fast, easy, and safe payment solutions.

Specialists to jointly develop MaaS applications

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.

Partnership aims to bring MaaS to the kerbside

Partnership aims to bring MaaS to the kerbside

Moovit and Tranzito are joining forces to create kerbside mobility hubs which enable users to plan their trips and book and pay for shared mobility rides from A to B without a smartphone.

Adelaide Metro partners with Moovit to provide locals with easier commute

Adelaide Metro partners with Moovit to provide locals with easier commute

Moovit’s journey planner app combines official information from Adelaide Metro as well as crowdsourced information to calculate the best route for each journey.

Plan, book and pay platform offers MaaS product suite for transit agencies

Plan, book and pay platform offers MaaS product suite for transit agencies

The idea is to give agencies comprehensive MaaS abilities that will help strengthen connections with passengers by making transit more enjoyable and more convenient.

Blockchain platform developed for mobility-as-a-service

Blockchain platform developed for mobility-as-a-service

Sony has announced the development of a blockchain-based common database as part of a challenge proposed by Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management.