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In-Depth: Canadian Transit Agencies See Low Adoption of Open-Loop Payments

Despite a high-profile launch recently of domestic debit card acceptance in Canada and more open-loop…
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Contractor for Fast-Track Open-Loop Procurement in Barcelona Gets Pressure over Key Technology Supplier

The main contractor for Barcelona’s open-loop payments project has chosen a local company over Brazil-based…

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Denmark Selects List of Suppliers to Advance to Next Round for National Mobile-Ticketing Project

Transit officials in Denmark have qualified a list of eight suppliers to compete for five…

Denmark Plans National Mobile-Ticketing System; Will Retire Closed-Loop Cards

Denmark plans to introduce a national mobile transit-ticketing system that will eventually replace the country’s…

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MaaS Global Discloses Licensing Deal for Its Technology; Will It be Enough to Save Company?

MaaS Global founder and CEO Sampo Hietanen disclosed this week that the mobility-as-a-service start-up has…
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Market Opportunity or Last Gasp? Pioneering MaaS Start-Up ‘Pivots’ to Stay in Business

Pioneering mobility-as-a-service start-up MaaS Global plans to drop its B2C business model and will instead…

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Canadian City to Launch Its First Closed-Loop Contactless Card Rollout Today

Canada’s fifth largest city, Edmonton, launches its first electronic fare card today, with the closed-loop…

Transport for London Launches Procurement of Major Fare-Collection Contract

Transport for London yesterday launched its much-anticipated call for tenders to find the next vendor…

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Avoiding the Interchange Squeeze

Open-loop payment systems are a simple and consumer-friendly option for public transit agencies. They are…

Building Flexibility into Fare-Collection Systems

Contactless EMV payments are being recognized the world over as an essential way to modernize…