Intelligent Transport Advisory Board member, Carol Schweiger, discusses the benefits and challenges of implementing new payment technologies in public transport systems, such as mobile fare payment and contactless payment readers, while highlighting the importance of ensuring that these technologies are user-friendly and accessible to all passengers, including those who may…
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As part of the contract, Keolis will operate and maintain a large portion of Orange County's bus service, aiming to enhance transportation, improve reliability and increase ridership.
Funding for the projects will help keep California on track to meet its goals of 71% reduction in air pollution and 94% drop of gas consumption by 2045.
The four-year contract extension will see Keolis North America continue to operate services in Pomona, California, with a key focus on prioritising safety, the passenger experience and the transition to renewable energy sources.
Once fully deployed, Riverside Transit Agency's new farebox system and mobile app will allow customers to pay for bus services using paper passes, mobile app tickets, smartcards, as well as various contactless payment options.
In order to mark California Clean Air Day 2022, LA Metro is waiving fares on all its public transport and bike-share services, encouraging Angelenos to join the state's clean air movement by leaving their cars at home.
Following the new upgrades, BART customers can now add money to their fare card using their credit or debit card, with further improvements planned to enable contactless payments.
The new funding will allow SunLine to procure new battery electric buses and the required charging infrastructure, expand its H2 refuelling, and train transit workers on how to maintain and operate clean bus technology.
U.S. cities from San Diego to Newark have extended their shared electric mobility programmes with Bird, in time for the return of students to campus for the Autumn term.
SamTrans' new technology allows buses to move more easily and efficiently on San Mateo County roads by bypassing traffic, ensuring that riders get to their destination faster.
In addition to expanding its Omniride on-demand transit service to serve more community destinations across San Bernardino County, Omnitrans is also reducing fares for seniors and people with disabilities.
As part of the new partnership, Transdev now operates Tulare County Regional Transit Agency’s paratransit and fixed-route services, along with its call centre.
Switchio’s innovative payment gateway will allow riders in California to pay their fares using an open-loop system accepting bank cards, mobile wallets and even smart wearables.
The first-ever awardees of the Federal Transit Administration’s Climate Challenge have been chosen across eight categories for helping to lead the country’s transition to a clean energy future.