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July 11, 2014

Helsinki plan aims to make car ownership pointless in 10 years

Helsinki aims to transcend conventional public transport by allowing people to purchase mobility in real time, straight from their smartphones.


March 13, 2014

Will high-tech transit fares leave too many riders behind?

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.


October 21, 2013

NJ Transit expands mobile ticketing program

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.


May 21, 2013

Report: Transit users predict increases in smartphone use, paperless travel

The survey of 4,500 urban travelers in nine major cities in Brazil, France, Germany, South Korea, Spain, the U.K. and the U.S. showed that approximately 90% of people in these cities use public transportation on a regular basis and they are willing to pay more for technology improvements.


November 6, 2012

ABC unveils mobile website

Offers a simplified home page with one-touch access to search ABC’s pre-owned inventory, view new coach models, learn about ABC’s refurbishment programs and connect with ABC via social media networks.


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