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Smart Ticketing - Articles and news items

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…

Malta’s ‘tallinja card’ offers excellent convenience and flexibility for passengers

Announcement, Transport Extra  •  27 October 2016  •  Konrad Pulé, General Manager of Malta Public Transport

Malta Public Transport is modernising its bus fleet and implementing new technologies to increase efficiency. Konrad Pulé explains further…

Stagecoach to deploy contactless bus travel across UK by end of 2018

Industry news  •  21 October 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Stagecoach has confirmed it will deliver contactless bus travel on all UK regional services by the end of 2018.

10 million London Hopper fare journeys recorded since launch

Industry news  •  21 October 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed over 10 million journeys have been made using the capital’s new bus/tram Hopper fare since its launch in September.

Advanced mobile apps to enhance NCT’s understanding of customers in real-time

Transport Extra  •  20 October 2016  •  Eurotransport

NCT are introducing a significant upgrade to their mobile app including a new mobile ticketing and data analytics system. To learn more, Eurotransport interviewed Anthony Carver-Smith from NCT, and Tom Quay, Base, the company behind the upgrade…

RTPI & Smart Ticketing supplement 2016

Issue 5 2016, Supplements, Z homepage promo  •  19 October 2016  •  Eurotransport

In our RTPI & Smart Ticketing Supplement, we have articles about Malta’s tallinja card success; Nottingham’s advanced mobile apps; expansion of Denmark’s Rejsekort system; and how Stagecoach is tackling passenger demands…

Technology-Enabled On-Demand / Flexible Transit Services: New Opportunities for Public Transport Authorities

Webinars, Z homepage promo  •  14 October 2016  •  DemandTrans Solutions, Inc.

In this webinar, we discuss how an appropriate technology platform in combination with innovative service concepts provides regional transit authorities with the ability to configure, control, and operate cost-effective DRT / flexible transit services…

A smart approach to bus travel

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  4 October 2016  •  Alistair Smith, Stagecoach Group Director of Commercial and IT

In his article, to be published in EuroTransport Issue 5 2016, Alistair Smith, Stagecoach Group Director of Commercial and IT, explains how the UK bus industry is attempting to tackle the ever-increasing demands of passengers – and even surpass their expectations – by thinking Smart.

HCE payments for travel using mobile App on trial in West Yorkshire

Industry news  •  29 September 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

New technology that allows passengers to travel using their smartphone instead of paper or smart card will soon be trialled in West Yorkshire, reveals ITSO.

One in four buses outside London to benefit from Stagecoach Bus App

Industry news  •  27 September 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Passengers are now able to use the new Stagecoach Bus App providing journey planning and tracking for one in four buses outside of London.

OSPT Alliance announces new CIPURSE Certification Test Plan

Industry news  •  27 September 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

OSPT Alliance has announced the release of the newly updated CIPURSE Certification Test Plan which simplifies certification of secure elements.

£45m smart ticketing investment to transform public transport in Northern Ireland

Industry news  •  6 September 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

A £45 million investment programme to deliver smart ticketing across public transport in Northern Ireland’s was announced on 06 September by Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard.

MaaS: Contributing to daily mobility needs

Transport Extra  •  25 August 2016  •  Rasmus Lindholm, Director, ERTICO – ITS Europe and Secretary General of MaaS Alliance

When the Mobility as a Service (MaaS) model became more concrete a couple of years ago in Helsinki, many in the industry welcomed it as a life-changer. It was hailed as the ultimate solution…


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