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INIT to supply Honolulu bus, rail smart card system

Posted on March 24, 2016

HONOLULU — In a joint procurement with the City’s Department of Transportation Services (DTS), the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation awarded a $31 million contract to INIT, Innovations in Transportation Inc., to design, build, operate and maintain a new smart card pass system for use on TheBus and the Honolulu rail transit system, KHON2 reports.

INIT will provide new smart card readers on TheBus and ticket vending machines and fare gates at the rail stations. The contract also calls for customer service terminals at satellite city halls and retail outlets to sell passes and load value onto the cards. The contract is for design plus 10 years of operation. For the full story, click here.

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