Smart Ticketing - Articles and news items

The price of progress

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  28 April 2017  •  Mark Cartwright, Managing Director of RTIG

Mark Cartwright discuses how the evolution of travel payment services has resulted in a ‘co-evolution’ of transport and finance services.

Payment Technology: Part Two

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  26 April 2017  •  Graham Ellis

Graham discusses how Latvia is offering passengers varied and flexible travel payment solutions in part two of his payment technology series…

First York and TransPennine Express launch integrated student ticket

Industry news  •  25 April 2017  •  Eurotransport

First Group plc is utilising its bus and rail network to launch an integrated travel ticket for students in York.

Payment Technology: Part One

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  20 April 2017  •  Graham Ellis

Regular blogger Graham Ellis discusses innovations the UK is currently operating with that make public travel payments faster and easier.

New smartcard to be launched that can be used on bus and train

Industry news  •  12 April 2017  •  Eurotransport

As part of a pilot which could see combined rail and bus travel in a single ticket in Bristol, GWR is to launch a new smartcard.

The endless possibilities of smart cities

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  29 March 2017  •  Graham Ellis

Eurotransport’s regular contributor, Graham Ellis, delves into the subject of smart cities, smart ticketing and the numerous possibilities of autonomous vehicles…

Lothian Buses selects Nevis Technologies as its smart ticketing partner

Industry news  •  16 March 2017  •  Lothian Buses

Nevis Technologies has announced that it will deliver its smart ticketing solutions to Lothian Buses, the UK’s largest publicly owned bus company

New contactless payment option launched for Reading Buses

Industry news  •  27 February 2017  •  Rachael Harper

Reading Buses is the first independent operator to go 100% contactless in a scheme which will form the UK’s first town-wide contactless bus network outside of London. This means all residents in the borough will be served by buses accepting bank cards.

How to design a perfect intermodal travel experience

Webinars, Z homepage promo  •  16 February 2017  •  Simpleway

This webinar discusses the key challenges in providing a seamless intermodal travel scenario and provides answers how to address these challenges…

£700,000 spent on m-tickets in UK on first full commuter day of 2017

Industry news  •  13 January 2017  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

New statistics reveal UK commuters spent £700,000 on m-tickets on the first full day back to work in the New Year.

First Bus to rollout contactless payment technology

Industry news  •  10 January 2017  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

First Bus has confirmed plans to introduce contactless payment technology allowing passengers to travel with contactless debit and credit cards.

Arriva Netherlands begins 15-year multi-modal Limburg contract

Industry news  •  12 December 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

Public transport operator Arriva Netherlands has begun a 15-year, £1.7 billion multi-modal contract promising integrated services and new technology for passengers.

First Bus encourages passengers to switch to mTickets promising 75% faster boarding times

Industry news  •  7 December 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

Operator First Bus is raising awareness of new technologies improving its customer service, including a 75 percent improvement in boarding times if customers switch from cash to mTickets.

2 million Leap Cards sold since launch of Ireland’s smart ticketing initiative

Industry news  •  15 November 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Ireland’s National Transport Authority (NTA) has marked the 2 millionth Leap Card sold since the smart ticketing initiative launched in December 2011.

The future of fare collection

Webinars, Z homepage promo  •  4 November 2016  •  Masabi

In this webinar our expert panel reviewed the range of ticketing trends currently taking place and we heard first hand from transport operators tackling some of the industry’s most challenging issues…