Saturday, February 27, 2021

TransLink and Visa rethink plans for Morgan Freeman to voice ad campaign

Both TransLink and Visa suspended a proposed ad campaign with actor Morgan Freeman intended to promote the agency's new tap-to-pay program. The post TransLink and...

Presto may go mobile

Metrolinx (ON) announced plans to add mobile technology to the PRESTO fare payment system. The post Presto may go mobile appeared first on TheTransitWire.com.

Half of London rail trips use contactless payment

Riders are using contactless payment cards or mobile devices for half of all Transport for London (UK) Tube and rail pay-as-you-go trips. The post Half...

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...

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.

TriMet and Google launch virtual transit farecard

TriMet (OR) and Google are teaming up to make the Hop Fastpass available in Android Pay. The post TriMet and Google launch virtual transit farecard...

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