March 17, 2014
The agencies and Cubic Transportation Systems have made several improvements to the system, from software upgrades to improvements to the Ventra call center.
June 27, 2013
The Ventra system will offer transit customers the convenience and flexibility of a modern fare payment system, including faster boarding, account management and value protection.
March 21, 2012
Nearly two-thirds of U.S. commuters who use cash for mass transit (65%) worry about not having enough cash on hand to pay for their trip, while more than one-third (36%) have actually been unable to take mass transit because they did not have enough cash on hand.
February 14, 2012
"Mobile Ticketing Evolution: NFC, Forecasts & Markets 2012-2016" found that, while mobile tickets of all types are growing in popularity, the ability to "tap" an NFC phone containing a mobile ticket against an entrance gate has tremendous user appeal.
October 19, 2011
Google’s new free app allows riders to use their smart phones to make “tap and pay” transactions to pay their fares.
September 29, 2011
Riders can now simply wave or tap their credit or debit cards on twice as many bus routes, including buses traveling to different zones in the system.
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