February 11, 2014
Agency will become among the first U.S. bus transit system to offer smartphone ticketing to its customers, featuring smartphone payment apps for both iPhone and Android.
August 28, 2013
Allows riders to purchase and then display rail tickets on the smartphone’s screen as an encrypted barcode and as a human readable ticket.
June 11, 2013
The R-Line is RIPTA’s first Rapid Bus Route scheduled to begin service in January of 2014.
February 4, 2013
RouteShout's location system is still in the installation and testing phases, and will not be fully functional until after spring break.
November 14, 2012
Customers can now purchase and display rail tickets and passes using the MBTA mTicket app for iPhone and Android. The tickets are displayed on the phone’s screen as an encrypted barcode and as a human-readable ticket. Partnered with Masabi U.S. Ltd.
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.
June 18, 2012
Officials at both the transit agency and university hope the app could boost ridership.
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