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August 26, 2014

TriMet, GlobeSherpa, INIT partner for eFare system

Designed to incorporate leading edge electronic payment technologies to make travel on transit more convenient for customers, the system will provide the region’s transit agencies with a more efficient and secure fare collection platform.


May 28, 2014

Virginia Railway taps GlobeSherpa for mobile ticketing

When the new ticket system launches, customers will be able to purchase and use commuter rail tickets with just a few clicks on their smartphone.


April 4, 2013

TriMet to pilot mobile ticketing

Riders will be able to buy fares using an iPhone or Android phone to download the free app, and purchase tickets and passes instantly.


March 19, 2013

TriMet launches INIT onboard fare collection

Part of the agency’s move from eliminating fare zones and establishing its base two-hour ticket. The cost of implementing the new ticket printers is $1.5 million.


March 18, 2013

INIT, GlobeSherpa partner for mobile ticketing

MOBILEticket is a new smartphone application that helps transit authorities connect with their riders, reduce operating costs, and move into the future of open payment systems.


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