March 27, 2014
Will provide a variety of payment options: transit-only smart card, contactless bank card and a smartphone with Near Field Communications. The transit agency expects the new system to begin serving the Portland metropolitan area in 2017.
March 13, 2014
An Atlantic Cities article asks whether mobile ticketing apps make transit systems less accessible to people who don't have access to the Internet or smartphones.
February 18, 2014
The mobile tickets incorporate a QR Code which can be read by INIT’s PROXmobil2 readers installed on the new MetroRapid BRT buses.
January 28, 2014
The two new MetroRapid lines connect several neighborhoods in Austin with major business, medical, education, and entertainment hubs along a 21-mile corridor. CapMetroApp, the agency’s free new app, will let riders purchase passes with their smart device, then use the device as their pass as well as provide trip planning.
January 15, 2014
The free TriMet Tickets app has been downloaded more than 60,000 times since the agency launched it in early September. The app allows riders to buy fares on their smartphones.
December 18, 2013
Expands the MyTix system to its final two rail lines. Riders can now use MyTix for travel to and from all 165 NJ Transit rail stations.
October 21, 2013
MyTix is available for free download on any Web-enabled iOS or Android operating system, via the App Store for iOS devices and the Google Play Store for Android devices.
September 12, 2013
More than 21,700 mobile tickets and passes were sold through the free app in the first week it was available.
September 10, 2013
The mTicket app will be competing for top honors in the 2013 America’s Transportation Awards, sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation officials, AAA, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Fort Worth Transportation Authority, and Denton County Transportation Authority will make GoPass available starting Sept. 16. In recent years, the three agencies have collaborated to improve payment options for customers by issuing a common regional pass and deploying ticket vending machines that accept credit/debit cards.
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