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.
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.
September 30, 2013
The platform will be demonstrated at the APTA Annual Meeting on Monday at Cubic’s booth #804.
October 9, 2012
TriMet signed a contract with local software company GlobeSherpa to pilot the system for its buses, MAX light rail and WES Commuter Rail. DART's system will be developed by Unwire, a Danish company with extensive experience in mobile ticketing for transit agencies, for $1.5 million.
July 16, 2012
Now, riders will be able to use American Express contactless payment cards, as well as cards from other major payment networks, to make secure transit payments at PATCO.
June 4, 2012
Rail passengers can simply touch their compatible phone to the strap cover and get immediate access to the content being delivered by the Near Field Communication system.
April 11, 2012
Nextaccount will pave the way for mobile payment and ticketing solutions in transit, giving travelers the ability to pay transit fares directly at the point of travel with NFC-equipped mobile phones.
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