Management & Operations

Cubic receives $2.2 million BART order

Posted on May 21, 2003

Cubic Transportation Systems Inc. received an order from the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) to allow commuters to park with the same ticket they use for BART trains and buses. The $2.2 million parking application is the latest of a series of systems upgrade options awarded by BART to Cubic since 1999. BART's advanced multi-application Cubic-developed fare collection system contains operating software, communications, fare gates, vending machines, add fare machines and employs both smart cards and magnetic ticket media. Cubic's technology wil allow commuters to pay for parking with both magnetic tickets currently in use, and it also will support contactless and dual mode smart cards from any source meeting international standards.

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