This project could represent an emerging trend for small to mid-tier public transit agencies in the U.S. and elsewhere to launch mobile ticketing as part of a group.
Total ridership for the seven San Joaquin county transit agencies participating in EZHub, including San Joaquin RTD in the county seat of Stockton, is small, at around 5.3 million rides per year before the pandemic. But the service will likely expand to other counties.
• San Joaquin COG
• Token Transit
Officials in California’s Central Valley have launched an app that enables users to buy mobile tickets for bus and rail rides with seven mostly small public transit agencies, with plans to expand to ticketing for electronic car and bike sharing, along with on-demand ride-sharing and van-pool services.