All Ticketing articles – Page 8

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    Metro Report International

    Oberösterreich launches mobile ticketing


    AUSTRIA: Passengers using services operated by the 19 members of the Oberösterreich public transport association OÖVV can now buy tickets using a mobile device. The OÖVV mobile shop uses eos.uptrade’s TICKeos platform, with the OÖVV INFO app for iOS and Android now offering ticket purchasing as well ...

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    Metro Report International

    Contactless EMV ‘ticketing in a box’ launched


    TICKETING: Transport ticketing technology company Masabi and specialist payments company Littlepay have announced a partnership to offer ‘contactless EMV in a box’. This has been designed as a cost-effective and scalable ticketing platform to help facilitate the deployment of contactless payment across all modes of public transport ...

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    Metro Report International

    Boston fare collection contract changes approved


    USA: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Fiscal & Management Control Board has approved changes to the public-private partnership contract for a consortium of Cubic Transportation Systems and John Laing to modernise its fare collection systems. MBTA said the amendments would ensure ‘an achievable and enforceable schedule’ for providing ...

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    Metro Report International

    Account-based ticketing should not always mean EMV


    The coming years will be defined by a migration of automated fare collection systems to some form of account-based ticketing, says Jean-Philippe Wolyniec, Chair of the Marketing Working Group at the OSPT Alliance industry association. But while the level of convenience offered by bank card acceptance is high, operators must ...

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    Helsinki contactless fare payment contract awarded


    A Transtech tram for Helsinki. FINLAND: The LMJ ticketing and technology services company owned jointly by Helsinki regional transport authority HSL and 21 municipalities has awarded Littlepay a three-year contract to roll-out its contactless EMV payment platform. Deployment is to begin with a flat-fare pilot scheme on ...

  • OMNY is initially available at 16 Subway stations and bus services on Staten Island.
    Metro Report International

    New York MTA extends OMNY smart ticketing coverage


    USA: New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority expects to expand its OMNY account-based contactless fare payment system to all bus routes in Manhattan, as well as Subway stations across four city boroughs, by the end of February. The system would be installed at stations served by the A, ...

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    Metro Report International

    Google and TfL sign card-reader sponsorship deal


    UK: Transport for London has announced a £2m partnership with Google to rebrand its Oyster and contactless card-readers on buses and stations with branded G Pay ones – the first deal of this kind since the card-readers’ introduction in 2004. The one-year sponsorship covers the replacement of ...

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    Metro Report International

    OMNY contactless payment rollout continues in New York


    Cubic Transportation systems demonstrated OMNY readers at the Transport Ticketing Global event in London US: New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority expects to expand its OMNY account-based contactless fare payment system to include Subway lines 2, 5 and 6 in the Bronx by the end of February. This ...

  • Porto is to begin the rollout of contactless ticketing this year.
    Metro Report International

    Porto to introduce contactless ticketing this year


    PORTUGAL: Porto is to begin the rollout of contactless ticketing this year, enabling holders of EMV bank cards to touch a validator and travel without needing to use the local Andante smart card. The TIP group of transport operators is working with Visa CyberSource, financial services company ...

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    Metro Report International

    Hanoi Metro lets three-year ticketing contract for Line 3


    VIETNAM: French company RATP Smart Systems has signed a €12m contract with Hanoi Metro covering design and supply of the future Line 3’s ticketing system. The three-year contract includes the development of a contactless card and token system, as well as the installation of access control gates ...

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    Metro Report International

    Collaboration to drive open ticketing standards


    INTERNATIONAL: A joint programme which aims to drive the adoption of open ticketing standards, reduce market fragmentation and prevent vendor lock-in was announced by the Calypso Networks Association and OSPT Alliance at the Transport Ticketing Global conference in London on January 28. Three working groups have been ...

  • Transport for London has awarded Cubic Transport Systems a three-year extension to its revenue collection services contract.
    Rail Business UK

    Contactless travel extended to Luton Airport Parkway


    UK: Contactless payment was rolled out to three more railway stations in the London commuter area, including Luton Airport Parkway, on October 22. Passengers can use contactless bank cards, but not Oyster smart cards, to travel to and from St Albans City, Harpenden and Luton Airport Parkway ...

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    Metro Report International

    ‘Geographically largest’ contactless payment project completed


    Sydney AUSTRALIA: The roll-out of contactless payment in greater Sydney has been completed, with passengers able to use contactless cards and mobile devices or smart cards on all bus services within the Opal ticketing network from September 23. This follows the introduction of contactless payment across the ...

  • The Métropole Mobilité Aix-en-Provence transport network includes 26 bus routes.
    Metro Report International

    Open payment coming to Aix-en-Provence as operating contract renewed


    FRANCE: The Aix-Marseille-Provence Metropolis has renewed its contract with Keolis to operate the Métropole Mobilité Aix-en-Provence transport network. The contract announced on July 3 lasts for nine years from November 4. Keolis has operated the network since 2012. It is made up of 26 bus routes including a bus ...

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    Metro Report International

    HaCon to develop multimodal app for Andorra


    ANDORRA: National energy company Forces Elèctriques d’Andorra has selected Siemens Mobility subsidiaries HaCon and eos.uptrade to develop a multimodal journey planning app. To be rolled out in three phases, this will include buses, electric bike-sharing, charging points for electric vehicles, and on- and off-street parking. It will ...

  • OMNY is initially available at 16 Subway stations and bus services on Staten Island.
    Metro Report International

    Account-based contactless ticketing arrives in New York


    USA: An event at Bowling Green station on May 31 marked the start of the public pilot of closed-loop account-based contactless ticketing in New York. OMNY readers accept contactless bank cards, as well as Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay and Fitbit. Cubic Transportation Systems has supplied the technology, ...

  • Mikroelektronika has supplied the onboard ticket vending machines.
    Metro Report International

    Praha introduces on-board tram ticket vending machines


    CZECH REPUBLIC: On-board ticket sales were introduced across the Praha tram fleet on April 26, following several months of trials on selected trams. A ticket vending machine has been fitted to each tram, with the Škoda Transportation 14T trams each having two TVMs. Passengers can purchase full-priced and concessionary ...

  • Rambus Ticketing Managing Director Russell McCullagh says that ticketing in the UK bus and metro sectors has been ‘revolutionised’ by technology.
    Metro Report International

    Rambus and Worldline join up the journey


    TICKETING: Smart ticketing offers a ‘real opportunity to join up the journey’, according to Russell McCullagh, Managing Director of Rambus Ticketing. Ticketing in the UK bus and metro sectors has been ‘revolutionised’ by technology in recent years, and the national rail network is now a key sector for development. ...

  • Regular users of seven stations on the route between Leiden and Den Haag can express interest in the participating in the trial, which is scheduled to get underway in late January and run for six months.

    NS to test contactless card payment


    NETHERLANDS: National passenger operator NS is to test the use of contactless bank card payment as an alternative to the OV-chipkaart national multimodal transport smart card. NS said using a bank or credit card for travel was a ‘logical and easy’ choice for many people, as they would not need ...

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    Metro Report International

    Paris regional smart ticketing contract awarded


    FRANCE: Paris regional transport authority Île-de-France Mobilités has selected a consortium of payment technology company Worldline and digital platform supplier Conduent to implement its Smart Navigo ticketing programme. The authority aims to begin rolling out new ticketing products from 2019, gradually replacing paper tickets with contactless technology. It will become ...