Management & Operations

INIT to provide Honolulu's smart card, mobile ticket system

Posted on April 26, 2016

INIT
INIT

The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) and the City’s Department of Transportation Services (DTS) have partnered with INIT for the implementation of a smart card and mobile ticketing solution for use across TheBus and the Honolulu rail transit systems.

The project will be implemented in four phases over the next five years.

The initial phase will include outfitting all 550 of the agency’s bus fleet (TheBus) with proximity terminals, mobile data terminals, and routers to facilitate the validation of smart cards and electronic tickets. The proceeding phase will include equipping HART’s rail stations with more than 100 ticket vending machines (TVM) from INIT and nearly 140 fare gates.

The project will encompass integration with several third-party systems. Open Application Programming Interfaces (API) will be available to external partners for managing devices and CAD/AVL information.

HART railcar rendering.
Courtesy HART
HART railcar rendering.
Courtesy HART

INIT will provide the central software tool for processing and clearing of revenues. The online validation server will process account transactions in real time providing HART with accurate, split second revenue processing. Due to the software’s multi-modal capabilities, ease of use for back-end management of revenues can be effortlessly handled. With the anonymous ridership data generated by the new system, HART officials will be able to study trends and make service adjustments accordingly.

Service terminals will also be installed by INIT at satellite city halls and various retail outlets where customers can buy passes and load cards. The accessibility features of the fare system with HART’s paratransit system, TheHandi-Van, will complete phase three of the project, and phase four will be completed with a fully operational revenue service expected with full rail implementation.

The contract is valued at more than $30 million and includes 10 years of operation.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

D.C. Metro inspector to review Silver Line construction issues

Including concerns around the quality of concrete used in the project and other construction elements and practices.

Transportation workers form coalition to stop driverless buses in Ohio

If transportation authorities introduce autonomous vehicles or wages start to fall, the union will organize a strike, according to union chief.

Setzer named president of transit for Transdev North America

Most recently served as CEO of the company’s Nassau County, N.Y.,  the largest contracted transit system in the U.S.

Bordeaux' 'impressive' mobility options balance modernity and history

French city is excellent example of what trams and integrated public transport can offer to discourage the use of the private car.

 

 

Stantec adds to its transportation, environmental services team

Gilberto Ruiz has more than 25 years of experience working across a wide variety of project types including residential, commercial, public works, and transportation.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation