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Uber wants to do it all

With a set of strategic partnerships, Uber is expanding its offerings to include transit ticketing, bikeshare, and peer-to-peer car-sharing The post Uber wants to do...

WMATA moves toward mobile payment option

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (DC) is moving forward with plans to launch a mobile payment option by 2019. The post WMATA moves toward...

Metra to stop online ticket sales

Metra is phasing out online ticket sales because of declining use and in an effort to save money. The post Metra to stop online ticket...

Google Pay adds transit tickets in Las Vegas

Customers are now able to use Google Pay to board the Las Vegas Monorail (NV). The post Google Pay adds transit tickets in Las Vegas...

Tampa Bay agencies invite riders to join the Flamingo flock

In Florida, HART and PSTA are seeking beta testers for the Flamingo Fares mobile ticketing app. The post Tampa Bay agencies invite riders to...

CTA to upgrade safety and security systems

The Chicago Transit Authority will add 1,000 new high-definition cameras and upgrade more than 3,800 older cameras throughout the system this year. The post...

Philadelphia looks to SEPTA bus cameras for parking enforcement

The Philadelphia Parking Authority wants to use the cameras on SEPTA buses for parking enforcement. The post Philadelphia looks to SEPTA bus cameras for...

BART fare-evasion crackdown hits roadblock

BART's program to crack down on fare evasion has hit a delay because of problems with the handheld proof-of-payment scanners. The post BART fare-evasion crackdown...

Caltrain to launch mobile ticketing

Caltrain (CA) will launch a mobile ticketing application on February 10. The post Caltrain to launch mobile ticketing appeared first on TheTransitWire.com.

TransLink upgrades fare gates for riders with disabilities

TransLink (BC) is rolling out an option for access to SkyTrain stations for riders who cannot tap a Compass Card at fare gates because...

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