MasterCard, Cubic announce global fare payment partnership

As part of the agreement, MasterPass, MasterCard’s secure digital payment service, will be integrated with Cubic’s NextWave ticketing and journey planning app.

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Calif.'s Metrolink puts PTC into revenue service demo mode

With this latest accomplishment, Metrolink remains on track to become the nation’s first passenger rail system to have a fully implemented, interoperable PTC system in place.

NJ TRANSIT receives $147M grant for Sandy repairs

The funds will be used to replace and raise the signal and communications systems on the Morris & Essex lines and along a portion of the North Jersey Coast line, as well as repair damage to electric power and distribution systems used by Hudson-Bergen Light Rail, with other long-term recovery projects also are funded.

SFRTA taps new deputy executive director

C. Mikel Oglesby brings almost a quarter of a century of experience in the transit industry to his position, most recently operating Oglesby Consulting LLC, a firm he established to provide transportation expertise to the public and private sectors.

Interim MBTA boss vows all-hands-on-deck mentality for snowstorms

Frank DePaola, who was named to replace outgoing MBTA chief Beverly Scott, has already created a team to examine what went wrong this winter.

Public Transportation users save $9,238 annually

APTA releases this monthly Transit Savings Report to examine how an individual in a two-person household can save money by taking public transportation and living with one less car.

Detroit's M-1 releases maintenance, operations RFP

The duration of the initial contract will be five years, with M-1 RAIL having the option to renew it for an additional two-to-five years. It is expected to cost around $5 million annually to operate the M-1 RAIL streetcar system.

Md. MTA real-time data 'hacked' offered on private app

Transit App, a 10-person Montreal-based operation that collates transit information in nearly 90 cities, incorporated the real-time data over the course of an afternoon into its existing mobile app, which already has 20,000 users in Baltimore. Critics are questioning why the MTA couldn't produce a mobile app for its data.

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