TIP SHEET: Vix and Kuba Ready to Merge? Also: Czech Vendor Wins in Sweden; Overhaul in Miami; Singapore ABT Update; Masabi Contract Expected

Miami-Dade Transit-phone at terminal
For several industry observers, the naming earlier this month of Kuba CEO Aaron Ross to also lead Vix Technology–replacing former Vix chief David Maitland–looks at lot like the start of an unannounced Vix-Kuba merger. Vix and Kuba are already sister...

Uber to Pilot Travel App in UK, Starting with Intercity Train and Bus Booking and Ticketing

Uber Boat London
Uber announced Wednesday that it would enable users of its ride-hailing app in the UK to also book and pay for tickets for intercity trains and coaches this summer, along with booking of car rentals. Plans call for adding airline and cross-channel train...
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Public Transit Ticket Sales in Transit App Continue to Grow, though Make Up Small Share of Total Fare Revenue

Using Transit app at vending machine in Dayton
The Transit app has recorded nearly 2.5 million ticketing transactions since it began enabling transit agency customers to buy tickets in its trip-planning app in 2019, the app provider told [...]

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Collaboration with Uber and Lyft: Two Years on, Transactions Remain Low; Suspicions Run High over Data Sharing

Denver light rail train in snow
When the Regional Transportation District of Denver began enabling Uber to sell its bus and train tickets in May 2019-in the first integration of its kind in the world-it was seen as a rare example of a public transit agency and a private ride-sharing company...
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