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Two Years On, California’s Open-Loop ‘Mobility Marketplace’ has Failed to Take Off, though Deal May be Coming

The California Integrated Travel Project, or Cal-ITP, did not add any new transit agencies for…

Genfare Wins Tender in Miami to Replace Fare Boxes, Ticket-Vending Machines and Transit Gates

U.S.-based Genfare appears set to receive an approximately $65 million contract from Miami-Dade County, Fla.,…

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In-Depth: Denmark’s Quest to Replace Its Closed-Loop Card with Mobile Ticketing–It Won’t be Easy 

Among the most anticipated fare projects globally is a nationwide mobile-ticketing service planned by Danish…

Deep Dive: NEORide Group in U.S. to Rehire Masabi for Fare System; Did Other Vendors have a Chance?

UK-based Masabi has held onto an important ticketing contract in the financially squeezed software-as-a-service market–a…

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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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Fee Waiver Helps Virtual Clipper Card Soar in San Francisco, though Growth Comes with Added Costs

San Francisco Bay Area transit operators have seen strong growth in the number of virtual…

Debacle in Singapore and What It Means for Account-Based Ticketing in the Market

Singapore’s Land Transport Authority for several years was an enthusiastic supporter of account-based ticketing and…

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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…