Uber Expands Transit Ticketing, but First Agencies to Sell Tickets through App See Low Adoption

Uber app
Despite continued interest from transit agencies in selling tickets and passes through the Uber app, the first agencies to make the move are not seeing strong adoption. [...]

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MaaS App Trial in Sydney to Include Numerous Subscription Plans, Separate Booking for Private Mobility Services

Tram in Sydney
The New South Wales government in Sydney has released more details about its “Opal Plus” mobility-as-a-service trial, which will offer a large number of weekly subscription plans that bundle rides on the metro, trains, trams and buses in the Australian...
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In-Depth: Transit Agency that Pioneered Open-Loop Payments in U.S. Plans to Roll Out Technology–Again

Salt Lake City light rail
The Utah Transit Authority in Salt Lake City plans to overhaul its fare-collection system, including supporting open-loop payments and launching a new mobile app. [...]

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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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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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