January 8, 2014
Under a $184 million contract, the supplier will replace the agency’s existing fare collection systems. The new system will let riders continue to use SmarTrip cards, while expanding fare payment to chip-enabled credit cards, federal government ID cards, and mobile phones using near field communications.
January 2, 2014
Include adding easy-to-understand graphic decals to every rail turnstile and bus Ventra reader to identify the optimal location for card placement.
November 27, 2013
Business is primarily a U.K.-based transport technology and services business and had revenues in the last calendar year of approximately $67 million.
September 30, 2013
The company’s latest, Fast Fare-e was developed for rapid and secure electronic payment via bus, bus rapid transit, light rail, paratransit applications and more.
September 17, 2013
Gives Clipper Card customers the convenience of checking their card balance, adding fare products to their cards, registering their cards and ordering new cards, all using a mobile phone.
August 29, 2013
Chicago Transit Authority’s (CTA) student Ventra fare cards are displaying $0 balances after money was loaded onto the cards online. The agency is fixing glitches as they hear about them. Ventra is scheduled to replace the current CTA and Pace fare-collection systems by 2014.
August 13, 2013
Covers the repair and maintenance of Metro’s rail fare collection equipment, TAP validators for regional bus operators, and the back office systems that process the TAP smart card data for Metro’s bus and rail system and 10 regional operators.
July 9, 2013
DART officials say it should be available in the app store and on Google Play by mid-September.
May 21, 2013
The survey of 4,500 urban travelers in nine major cities in Brazil, France, Germany, South Korea, Spain, the U.K. and the U.S. showed that approximately 90% of people in these cities use public transportation on a regular basis and they are willing to pay more for technology improvements.
March 18, 2013
The agency is rolling out the GPS-based system across the remaining three boroughs after last year’s successful launch in Staten Island and the Bronx. Cubic will install the MTA’s Bus Hardware System on approximately 3,800 buses serving Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens.
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