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Key Takeaway:

Two transit agencies in California issued RFPs this year that appear to shun modular, all open-loop, approach of the California open-loop procurement program, Cal-ITP. Reports showed that the program vendors received no orders from new transit agencies for open-loop technology during the second quarter, though one source said projects were in the pipeline.

Key Data:

Chart: Cal-ITP projects through Q2 2023

Organizations Mentioned:

• OCTA (Orange County, CA)
Santa Cruz Metro
Metro (Los Angeles)
MTC (San Francisco)


The Orange County Transportation Authority, or OCTA, in Southern California, would seem to be exactly the type of transit agency that the state’s open-loop procurement program, Cal-ITP, is targeting.

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