USA: Ticketing technology company Masabi has worked with Regional Transit Service in Rochester, New York, to deploy what it says is the first account-based ticketing system powered by an off-the-shelf, MaaS-enabled fare payments-as-a-service platform.
CANADA: The first cars to be supplied by Alstom for the Réseau Express Métropolitain automated metro network in Montréal were formally unveiled by Groupe PMM on November 16.
USA: New York subway and bus users can now communicate with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in real time using the WhatsApp messaging platform.
USA: Eight finalists have been selected for the Transit Innovation Partnership Covid-19 Response Challenge, a global competition seeking to evaluate technologies to increase public transport safety and responsiveness during the coronavirus pandemic.
CANADA: The City of Edmonton has selected Marigold Infrastructure Partners as ‘preferred proponent’ for a PPP contract to design, build and partially finance the 14 km Valley Line West light rail extension.
COLOMBIA: China Harbour Engineering Co awarded CRRC Changchun a contract to supply 30 driverless trainsets for the future Bogotá metro Line 1 on October 30.