News Tagged With: fare-payment
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September 10, 2014

D.C. Metro to launch fare payment pilot

Installation of new fare gates, bus and parking payment targets for the pilot will begin in October. Metro will begin recruiting customers to participate in the pilot within a matter of weeks.


July 29, 2014

D.C. Metro taps Cubic for fare conversion

The project is part of the agency’s plan to eliminate paper ticketing from its fare system to all contactless media by spring 2016.


June 5, 2014

Veolia, Masabi launch fare payment app in N.Y.

Enables NICE Bus passengers to purchase, store and use tickets with a smart-phone app, which greatly increases their convenience.


April 24, 2014

Cubic receives Calif. Clipper card add-on contract

The $7.5 million contract from Metropolitan Transportation Commission to expand the fare payment system to more than a dozen suburban transit agencies in the San Francisco Bay Area.


January 8, 2014

Accenture to equip D.C. Metro with electronic fare payment

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

Chicago Transit makes Ventra payment enhancements

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

Cubic acquires Serco's Transport Solutions

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

SPX Genfare features new products at APTA Annual

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

Cubic unveils mobile site for Calif. Clipper Card

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’s Ventra rollout hit with glitches

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.


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