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Key Takeaway:

Italian national rail operator launches open-loop pilot with fare capping. Also: Sydney might issue two major RFPs for its planned fare-system overhaul; decision is expected soon on Cubic’s appeal of Danish procurement; New York’s MTA to convert student MetroCards to the OMNY card.

Key Data:

The closed-loop card makes up only 3% of all OMNY transactions, not counting single-ride paper OMNY tickets.

Organizations Mentioned:

• Trenitalia (Italy)
• AVM (Venice)
•  TfNSW (Sydney)
• RKRP (Denmark)
• MTA (New York)
• Conduent
• Fairtiq
• Cubic

taly’s national rail operator, Trenitalia, has launched an open-loop pilot with broad fare-capping options in the Veneto region of Northern Italy, on a rail line between the cities of Verona and Venice.

The pilot, which launched last week, is believed to be the first Trenitalia line to support open-loop

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