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Cashless mobile ticketing fare system rolled out in San Joaquin County

Cashless mobile ticketing fare system rolled out in San Joaquin County

Cashless mobile ticketing is integrated into the Vamos mobility app to help make journeys safer, easier and simpler across transit agencies serving San Joaquin County.

Only 60 per cent of transit agencies have a cybersecurity preparedness plan

Only 60 per cent of transit agencies have a cybersecurity preparedness plan

Research carried out by the Mineta Transportation Institute also found that less than half of agencies reported auditing their cybersecurity programme at least once a year.

Ann Arbor launches contactless mobile ticketing solution

Ann Arbor launches contactless mobile ticketing solution

Mobile ticketing is considered an important component in helping make transit as safe as possible by removing the need to physically exchange currency, tickets or passes.

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.

Uber introduces regional transit mobile ticketing across Ohio and Kentucky

Uber introduces regional transit mobile ticketing across Ohio and Kentucky

The multi-state and multi-agency integration aims to provide increased flexibility for riders by facilitating access to a regional mobile ticketing option, all from within its app.

Calgary Transit launches mobile ticketing system

Calgary Transit launches mobile ticketing system

Masabi’s JustRide platform allows passengers to buy tickets and passes anytime, anywhere, using their smartphones and provides a contactless service in the Covid-19 era.

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.

Masabi and Littlepay unveil contactless ticketing solution “in a box”

Masabi and Littlepay unveil contactless ticketing solution “in a box”

Passengers will be able to tap their contactless bank cards or mobile phones to travel, removing the potential risks of handling cash or physically interacting with ticketing infrastructure.

Miami-Dade rewards public transport users and monetises app

Miami-Dade rewards public transport users and monetises app

Miami-Dade Department of Transportation and Public Works’ incentive programme enables travellers to earn ‘stars’, based on a digital loyalty currency owned and operated by Cubic.

Is smart ticketing being held back by bespoke systems?

Is smart ticketing being held back by bespoke systems?

Research report sets out to examine some of the key challenges transit agencies are facing when it comes to providing fare collection services to riders.