Conduent Winner of Open-Loop Concession Contract in Venice

Boat Venice
Transit officials in Venice, Italy, are believed to have chosen U.S.-based fare-collection system vendor Conduent, working with acquirer Elavon, for a 5-year concession agreement to roll out open-loop payments, Mobility Payments has learned. [...]

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Exclusive: Venice Transit Agency Seeks to Launch Open-Loop Payments with Capex-Free ‘Concession’ Model

Venice water bus
Transit officials in Venice, Italy, plan to launch open-loop payments during the first part of 2023, following such Italian cities as Rome, Milan, Naples and Turin in enabling customers to pay fares with their contactless credit and debit cards. [...]

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Canadian Transit Agencies Move to Enable Domestic Debit but Open Loop Expected to Continue to Take Back Seat

Credit card at terminal-STL
Montréal-area transit operator STL this month officially launched its open-loop payments service–one of the few in Canada and the largest project outside of Vancouver. [...]

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Conduent to Part with Its Transportation Business Unit, Including Fare Collection

Opus Card at terminal
U.S.-based Conduent, a business services outsourcing company, said it would sell or spin off its transportation business unit, a major automated fare-collection system supplier globally. [...]

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Exclusive: French Cities Make Move to Open-Loop Payments, Though Paris Holds Back

Open-Loop Payment Dijon
France had fallen behind such open-loop payments hotspots in Europe as the UK and Italy. But it has been catching up over the past couple of years, starting with small to medium-sized cities. [...]

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Milwaukee Transit Agency Announces More Details of New Fare-Collection Project Using Cubic’s Umo Platform

Milwaukee bus
The Milwaukee County Transit System today announced its plans to launch its new fare-collection system using the Umo Mobility platform from Cubic Transportation Systems in the fall. The system will support mobile fare payments and closed-loop contactless...
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