May 16, 2013
More than 120 retail stores just joined the 40 transit agency venues that sell ORCA cards. Prior to ORCA, regional transit agencies each had their own tickets, passes and paper transfers.
December 10, 2012
Under the New Freedom Taxi Voucher Program, the Federal New Freedom Grant funds the Taxi Voucher Program, which recently received approval for a two-year extension. The Taxi Voucher Smart Card will replace current paper coupon books.
September 13, 2012
The international system integrator deployed the first phase of EASY Card in a record 15 months, with contract award in June 2008 and launch in September 2009. Less than a year later, Cubic added SFRTA’s Tri-Rail to the EASY Card system.
July 30, 2012
This new expansion makes Los Angeles the largest regional smart card operation in the U.S., according to Jane Matsumoto, deputy executive officer at Metro.
January 19, 2012
The new, $14.8 million automated fare system has charged some passengers twice when they try to add money to their cards. Sometimes the validators have not scanned the cards at all.
September 7, 2011
Loaded on an EASY Card, the Regional Monthly Pass will allow for a seamless transfer between Tri-Rail and Miami-Dade Transit's Metrorail and Metrobus systems.
August 9, 2011
The Lethbridge system will include onboard fareboxes and smart card readers; central fare processing equipment; and all communications, hardware and software required. BEA will also provide all on-site training and installation services as part of the contract.
June 9, 2011
A big part of the province’s decision to develop Presto cards for $250 million was to facilitate transit trips using one fare card across municipal systems. The move will make Presto more ubiquitous in the region since 85 per cent of area commuters include the TTC in their trips.
May 3, 2011
When the project is completed, Calgary Transit will provide to over 94 million passengers per year a more convenient method to pay for fares.
March 18, 2011
This solution, specifically developed for separated bus lines, includes 100 percent automatic payments, entry barriers and the use of contactless cards.
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