Ticketing & Urban Mobility Blog

15-Jan-2016 14:52:49

Mobile Ticketing: Why Barcode?

At Masabi all of the mobile ticketing systems that we currently provide present tickets that can be ...
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12-Jan-2016 13:35:07

Mobile Ticketing to Dramatically Improve the Travel Experience for Millions of New Yorkers

During a news conference at the Brooklyn Transit Museum on Friday the 8th of January 2016, New ...
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10-Dec-2015 17:24:43

Video Interview: Making Transit Easier With Mobile

In this video Anthony Ha from Tech Crunch speaks to Masabi's Ben Whitaker about making transit ...
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07-Dec-2015 07:31:34

Mobile Ticketing Leader Masabi Secures $12m Growth Funding From Keolis, Lepe Partners, MasterCard, and MMC Ventures

Strategic Support from Leaders in Digital Payments and Transport to Speed Global Expansion of ...
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07-Dec-2015 07:26:54

Video: Mobile Ticketing Leader Masabi Secures $12m Growth Funding

 
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30-Nov-2015 10:50:36

Arriva Trains Wales and Masabi Pass 350,000 Mobile Ticket Sales

Queuing for tickets has become a thing of the past as passengers travel using their smartphones. ...
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30-Nov-2015 10:37:49

Masabi and Transdev Launch Mobile Ticketing In New Orleans

Transit Agency and Mobile Ticketing Provider Deploy Award-Winning JustRide Platform Citywide Across ...
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05-Oct-2015 15:27:30

Masabi and Transit App Partner to Create Integrated Urban Mobility Experience for Transit and Payments

  October 5th, 2015 – San Francisco: Masabi, the global leader in transit mobile ticketing and ...
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25-Sep-2015 20:55:00

Mobile ticketing continues to expand across the UK rail network

Mobile ticketing has been around for a few years, from a technical point of view, but more and more ...
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23-Sep-2015 08:54:09

Masabi and Keolis announce mobile ticketing partnership

September 23rd, 2015 – London and Paris: Masabi, the global leader in transport mobile ticketing ...
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13-Jul-2015 15:23:04

MBNA Thames Clippers to sell £1 million worth of mobile tickets in 2015

Stats gathered over last 12 months reveal key trends amongst 10,000’s of London river travellers ...
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10-Jun-2015 11:49:08

Mobile Ticketing Round-Up: Day 2 UITP

The second day of the Milan show continued in a similar vein to day one, with lots more exciting ...
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08-Jun-2015 17:12:49

Mobile Ticketing Round-Up: Day 1 UITP

Mobile Ticketing is very much the hot topic at this year’s UITP show with a raft of companies ...
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18-Mar-2015 15:52:39

Masabi at Transport Ticketing Americas 2015

Next week Masabi will be exhibiting and presenting at the inaugural Transport Ticketing Americas ...
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17-Feb-2015 16:31:56

Line management in Agile Teams

Line management is currently on my mind as I've recently joined Masabi as VP of Engineering for our ...
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14-Jan-2015 11:59:05

Transport for Athens and Masabi Launch Mobile Ticketing City-Wide Across all Transport Types

Passengers can now use their mobile phones to buy and display tickets on City Bus, Electric ...
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14-Jan-2015 11:59:00

MasterCard and Masabi Set Commuters Free From Cash

Mobile ticketing saves time, takes out hassle – first partnership deployment across Athens transit ...
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14-Jan-2015 11:58:51

Masabi and MasterCard Partnership Video

As part of our announcement that we have entered a global partnership with MasterCard, Masabi's ...
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01-Dec-2014 09:39:37

Transit Mobile Ticketing Software Provider Masabi Names Brian Zanghi New CEO

Software Industry Veteran Joins to Drive Continued Global Growth Building on Success in London, ...
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17-Oct-2014 11:29:28

Apple Pay in Transport Ticketing Webinar

Masabi, the leader in mobile ticketing and innovative fare collection for transit recently ...
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24-Sep-2014 13:34:27

Masabi and ACT to Bring ITSO Ticketing to Smartphones

Companies sign landmark deal to offer UK transport contactless mobile ticketing London – 23rd ...
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24-Jun-2014 09:29:22

Thames Clippers Goes Live with Mobile Ticketing

iPhone and Android Users Can Now Use Their Mobile Phones as Tickets on Thames Clippers’ River Bus ...
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03-Jun-2014 18:10:28

Veolia & Masabi Introduces Mobile Fare App at NICE Bus

Nassau County, New York, system becomes first bus-only U.S. transit system to offer smart-phone ...
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01-May-2014 01:05:33

Mobile Ticketing in New York Hits the Headlines

The recent announcement by the MTA and Masabi that mobile ticketing is soon to be rolled-out on the ...
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01-May-2014 01:02:12

Masabi to Launch Mobile Ticketing with New York’s MTA

Riders will be able to use their phones as tickets on both Metro-North Railroad and Long Island ...
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23-Apr-2014 07:32:26

Thames Clippers and Masabi to Launch Mobile Ticketing on Central London River Bus Services

Passengers will be able to use their mobile phones as tickets from this spring
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11-Feb-2014 19:36:48

NICE Bus to Become One of the First U.S. Bus Transit Systems To Offer Mobile Ticketing

Bus system in Nassau County, NY, operated by Veolia Transportation, signs agreement for mobile ...
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24-Jan-2014 12:38:07

Masabi at Transport Ticketing 2014 - Interview, Panels, Awards and Exhibition

At this year's Transport Ticketing event you'll find lots of ways to engage with Masabi and learn ...
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07-Jan-2014 16:00:54

Masabi Mobile Ticket Apps Double-Nomination at UK Rail Industry Awards

Rail Technology Magazine's annual UK Rail Industry Awards has recognised two Mobile Ticketing ...
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10-Dec-2013 15:07:35

Masabi with Double-Nomination at the Transport Ticketing Awards

At January's Transport Ticketing in London, Masabi won't just be exhibiting. We are also nominated ...
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13-Nov-2013 17:10:15

Masabi CEO Makes Guest Appearance on CNBC.

Earlier today, our CEO Ben Whitaker was invited to the CNBC studios to conduct a live interview ...
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22-Oct-2013 16:05:43

Masabi Passes $100m in Mobile Ticket Sales for Public Transportation

Strong worldwide demand from transportation industry and end users October 22nd, 2013 – Masabi, the ...
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04-Oct-2013 12:28:08

Masabi wins UK Transport Product of the Year

Acquisition International have identified Masabi as a leader in UK transport at their Business ...
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10-Sep-2013 18:04:57

First Great Western Launches Mobile Ticketing Application.

First Great Western has today announced the launch of its new mobile ticketing service allowing ...
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05-Sep-2013 17:10:36

MTS Launches New Mobile Ticketing App for Chargers’ First Game on September 9

Your phone is now your Trolley ticket to the game! SAN DIEGO – The Metropolitan Transit System ...
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30-Aug-2013 15:58:50

Ticketing App Wins National Award & Reaches $10 Million In Sales

Boston, US. August 19, 2013 – The MBTA’s innovative mobile ticketing platform for customers reached ...
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20-Aug-2013 22:15:11

Masabi Appoints Dennis Marshall as VP of Business Development

Mobile Ticketing Pioneer Strengthens US Team Adding Transit Industry Veteran to Support Growth New ...
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16-Aug-2013 10:04:11

Top 50 Mobile Innovators 2013

For the third year running Masabi has been listed as one of Mobile Entertainment's 50 Mobile ...
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23-Jul-2013 16:56:43

Chiltern Railways first to roll out ‘App and Go’ tickets across entire commuter network

First in UK to provide on-phone tickets to be scanned at barriers at all Chiltern commuter stations ...
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17-Jul-2013 10:01:42

Juniper and America's Transportation Awards Celebrate JustRide and MBTA's Success with Double Award Win

Earlier this year we were delighted to discover that the MBTA's deployment of Masabi's JustRide was ...
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26-Jun-2013 12:21:08

Barcode Gates at London Marylebone Scanning Masabi Tickets as Fast as Smartcards

After a recent trip to London Marylebone, where Chiltern Railways have barcode ticket gates ...
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20-Mar-2013 09:00:17

Masabi Secures $2.8 Million from Fontinalis Partners, MMC Ventures and M8 Capital to Transform Transit Ticketing

Investment will accelerate U.S. deployments of mobile ticketing and agile fare collection systems ...
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22-Feb-2013 18:29:35

Masabi to Attend Mobile World Congress 2013

Mobile World Congress, the world's premier mobile phone event, kicks off in Barcelona next Monday. ...
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06-Feb-2013 18:37:55

Masabi Named As Finalist For Global Mobile Award

Company’s JustRide End-to-End Smartphone Ticketing System for Transit Short-Listed in Smart Cities ...
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17-Jan-2013 18:39:46

Masabi Sells $1Million of Rail mTickets in Boston in Just Seven Weeks

Masabi Sells $1Million of Rail mTickets in Boston in Just Seven Weeks Mobile Tickets Now Accounting ...
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09-Jan-2013 18:41:25

Masabi Shortlisted in Two Categories at The Europas: Best UK Startup and Best Transport, Travel or Environmental Startup Catagories

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07-Jan-2013 18:49:03

Masabi Nominated as Most Successful Mobile Ticketing Programme at the Transport Ticketing Awards

Masabi Nominated as Most Successful Mobile Ticketing Programme at the Transport Ticketing Awards
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14-Nov-2012 14:56:09

Customers in Boston React to MBTA mTicket App Launch

Customers in Boston React to MBTA mTicket App Launch Mobile ticketing has a huge number of benefits ...
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12-Nov-2012 14:01:58

MBTA & Masabi Launch US’ First Smartphone Commuter Rail Ticketing System

MBTA & Masabi Launch US’ First Smartphone Commuter Rail Ticketing System From Today, Boston ...
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09-Oct-2012 13:37:49

Masabi Crowned 2012 Bully Award Winner

Masabi Crowned 2012 Bully Award Winner Transport mobile ticketing pioneer honoured as a leading ...
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11-Sep-2012 12:50:06

mTicketing and Agile Fare Collection at InnoTrans with Masabi

mTicketing and Agile Fare Collection at InnoTrans with Masabi See you in Hall 7.1B, Stand 108 – ...
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06-Sep-2012 17:42:34

Masabi Named as Finalist for 2012 Bully Awards

Masabi Named as Finalist for 2012 Bully Awards Masabi honoured as a leading European TMT company
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20-Aug-2012 12:11:46

Top 50 Mobile Innovators 2012

top 50 mobile innovators 2012
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06-Aug-2012 15:55:10

Direct Marketing for Mobile Apps

Direct Marketing for Mobile Apps To me, smartphones have changed the way advertising operates. It ...
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31-Jul-2012 13:36:35

Masabi and MBTA to bring mTicketing to Boston Commuter Ferries

Masabi and MBTA to bring mTicketing to Boston Commuter Ferries Masabi’s first US deployment just ...
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12-Jul-2012 12:47:52

New York’s MTA Metro-North Railroad to Test Smartphone Ticketing This Summer

New York’s MTA Metro-North Railroad to Test Smartphone Ticketing This Summer Project to test ...
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26-Jun-2012 18:24:25

Masabi Winners In The Railway Industry Innovation Awards 2012

masabi winners in the railway industry innovation awards 2012
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31-May-2012 12:08:09

Masabi Unveils App For Reading Smart Card Transport Tickets Using NFC-Enabled Phones

Masabi unveils app for reading smart card transport tickets using NFC-enabled phones Android app ...
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28-May-2012 12:21:18

Redspottedhanky.com and Masabi Launch Windows Phone 7 UK Rail Ticketing App

Redspottedhanky.com and Masabi Launch Windows Phone 7 UK Rail Ticketing App Buy tickets with no ...
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23-May-2012 13:12:23

First Great Western Launches Masabi’s First Windows Phone 7 mTicketing App

first great western launches masabi’s first windows phone 7 mTicketing app
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11-May-2012 17:10:12

MBTA & Masabi on Untether.tv

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23-Apr-2012 10:49:30

MBTA and Masabi to Launch First Smartphone Rail Ticketing System in the U.S.

MBTA and Masabi to Launch First Smartphone Rail Ticketing System in the U.S. Apps will allow ...
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22-Mar-2012 10:33:19

Masabi Video Interview - mTicketing Revolution on Track

masabi video interview - mTicketing revolution on track A video interview with Masabi CPO, Giacomo ...
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14-Mar-2012 17:00:48

Masabi Developer Team Invades Mobile World Congress

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24-Feb-2012 11:57:23

Chiltern Railways mTicketing App by Masabi One of 'Best of British'

chiltern railways mticketing app by masabi one of 'best of british'  
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22-Feb-2012 11:09:53

Masabi, Chiltern Railways & Atos Scoop Rail Business Award

masabi, chiltern railways & atos scoop rail business award  
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21-Feb-2012 15:24:24

Masabi CEO Named as Top Transport Innovator

masabi ceo named as top transport innovator  
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20-Feb-2012 12:22:13

Redspottedhanky.com and Masabi Launch UK Rail Mobile Phone Ticketing Service

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10-Feb-2012 12:30:09

Masabi's Role in Open Source and the Wider Community

masabi's role in open source and the wider community
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30-Jan-2012 14:31:19

How to make a Windows Phone 7 app in 5 minutes

how to make a windows phone 7 app in 5 minutes With a future release of the UK rail ticketing app ...
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16-Jan-2012 15:27:58

A Guide to mTicketing - Transport Ticketing Webinar

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06-Jan-2012 14:22:00

First TPExpress Press Release: Virtual Ticket is a Reality

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05-Jan-2012 17:16:05

Masabi at Transport Ticketing 2012

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21-Dec-2011 18:09:40

Masabi's 2011 Roundup

masabi's 2011 roundup The past twelve months have been great for Masabi and the adoption of ...
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19-Dec-2011 17:16:48

ScotRail Press Release: Free app with 'real time' train information

ScotRail Press Release: Free app with 'real time' train information
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19-Dec-2011 11:48:32

Mobile Marketing Magazine Celebrates mTicketing on Chiltern Railways

mobile marketing magazine celebrates mticketing on chiltern railways The mTicketing solution ...
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16-Dec-2011 14:07:28

Redspottedhanky.com Press Release: Redspottedhanky.com Launches Free Mobile App

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15-Dec-2011 11:14:03

Top Mobile Travel Tip from First TransPennine Express

top mobile travel tip from first transpennine express
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08-Dec-2011 14:46:54

Masabi Appoints Owen Day as Director of Engineering

Masabi Appoints Owen Day as Director of Engineering London, UK. 8th December, 2011 - Masabi, the ...
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07-Dec-2011 13:09:55

Audio Track: Masabi CEO Presents mTicketing - Concept to Reality

Travel 2020 recently published their exhibitor talks from their brilliant 2011 show. Among them was ...
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25-Nov-2011 16:33:59

Acclaim for Masabi in Industry Awards

acclaim for masabi in industry awards As Masabi recently celebrated a year of live mTicketing apps ...
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09-Nov-2011 11:08:09

Most Effective Mobile Ticketing Solution Award Won by Chiltern Railways, Masabi and Atos

Most Effective Mobile Ticketing Solution Award Won by Chiltern Railways, Masabi and Atos
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04-Nov-2011 12:11:29

Silicon Milkroundabout Impressions

  silicon milkroundabout impressions The Masabi team were out in full force on Sunday to attend the ...
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02-Nov-2011 10:02:48

Masabi Secures $4 million from m8 Capital to Drive Major UK Deployments and US Expansion

Masabi Secures $4 million from m8 Capital to Drive Major UK Deployments and US Expansion Company ...
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27-Oct-2011 13:06:18

Recruitment Special: If you want a startup job, think like an entrepreneur and ask for one

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25-Oct-2011 16:30:58

First Hull Trains Press Release: First Hull Trains Launch New App

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18-Oct-2011 18:37:06

First TPExpress Press Release: Buy Rail Tickets on Everyday Mobile Phones

Buy Rail Tickets on Everyday Mobile Phones and Smartphones with First TransPennine Express Apps
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07-Oct-2011 15:48:35

Masabi Earns Nomination for ME Awards 2011

Masabi have been nominated for the finals of the ME Awards 2011 in the category 'Best App ...
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27-Sep-2011 15:08:07

Chiltern Railways Shortlisted for Effective Mobile Marketing Awards 2011

Chiltern Railways have been shortlisted for the Effective Mobile Marketing Awards 2011 in the 'Most ...
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23-Sep-2011 16:09:49

Chiltern Railways Press Release: Train Company Releases Free Revolutionary Real Time App

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21-Sep-2011 19:07:20

Rail Operators Promoting mTicketing Up & Down the Country

There are a number of UK rail operators now promoting mTicketing applications and below is a ...
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21-Sep-2011 15:07:58

CrossCountry Trains Press Release: Great Britain - A Nation of 'Pocket Patting' Train Travellers

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25-Aug-2011 15:27:20

Masabi Selected as 2011 Bully Award Finalist

The UK, Netherlands, Spain and Sweden top the list of Europe’s 60 leading TMT companies
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22-Aug-2011 14:59:26

Masabi Recognised as Top Mobile Innovator

Masabi has been hailed as a Top 50 Mobile Innovator by influential mobile news website Mobile ...
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16-Jun-2011 14:58:11

Masabi Claims Crown at BLN Money in Mobile Award 2011

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14-Jun-2011 14:57:05

Masabi Has Moved!

Following the rapid growth we’ve had as a company in the past year, Masabi has moved office! What's ...
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08-Jun-2011 17:28:10

Masabi Selected as a Red Herring Top 100 Europe Tech Startup

Amsterdam, Netherlands – 8th June 2011 – Red Herring announced its Top 100 award in recognition of ...
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08-Jun-2011 14:55:52

Masabi Shortlisted for Money in Mobile Award 2011

Masabi has been shortlisted for the BLN Money in Mobile Award 2011! The award is run by the ...
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06-Jun-2011 14:54:07

Passenger Rail: A 10 Year Flashback

Imagine the year is 2001... Relatively speaking, it's a bit of a Stone Age as far as mobile ...
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03-Jun-2011 14:52:36

Chiltern Railways Named ‘iPhone App of the Week’ on App Store

Chiltern Railways has been named 'App of the Week' for iPhone on the Apple App Store! The Chiltern ...
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17-May-2011 14:51:10

Chiltern Railways App Stars in The Gadget Show

The Chiltern Railways app was given a starring role in last night's episode of the Gadget Show on ...
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17-May-2011 14:50:08

Life of Android App of the Week: Trainline Tickets

Our app for thetrainline.com is App of the Week on Life of Android. Life of Android is a site ...
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13-May-2011 14:47:22

Masabi Wins Nomination for Mobile Premier Awards in Barcelona 2012

Last night, Masabi won a competition organised by App Circus London to find the best mobile app ...
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11-May-2011 15:03:21

Chiltern Railways Press Release: Simple Ticketing in an Instant with New App

Chiltern Railways launched a pioneering new approach to ticketing today at Marylebone station, with ...
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06-Apr-2011 14:43:50

Masabi Feature in Latest Rail Technology Magazine

Masabi’s article on the ‘quiet but essential’ revolution in mobile ticketing was recently published ...
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08-Mar-2011 16:01:55

Masabi CEO to Deliver Speech at The Future of Air Rail

Ben Whitaker will deliver a speech on 'Ticketing and Travel Booking' at The Future of Air Rail ...
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04-Mar-2011 16:45:31

Connecting the Dots: An Introduction to 2D Barcodes

As the growth of sophisticated mobile devices becomes ever more pronounced in modern society, ...
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03-Mar-2011 10:50:28

Buy Train Tickets on Almost Any Mobile Phone with thetrainline.com App Developed by Masabi

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28-Feb-2011 16:19:23

Masabi CEO to Speak at Digital Money Forum 2011

Our CEO Ben Whitaker will be talking on the transport panel at Digital Money Forum 2011 this week. ...
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22-Feb-2011 16:30:37

Masabi @ Mobile World Congress 2011

Last week’s Mobile World Congress 2011 in Barcelona proved to be a hugely valuable event for ...
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02-Feb-2011 12:50:08

Chiltern Railways Press Release: The iPhone revolution reaches rail in an end to ticket office queues

The iPhone revolution has finally reached rail travel with the announcement of a pioneering new ...
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15-Dec-2010 12:43:51

Experiences Rapidly Porting J2ME Apps to Android

Masabi has a fully integrated Android app launching early next year, with a UI carefully crafted to ...
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06-Dec-2010 18:09:30

Masabi Wins Software Innovation Category at Digital Entrepreneur Awards

London, UK – 6th December 2010 – Masabi, the developer of mobile ticketing technology for the ...
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06-Dec-2010 14:44:25

Excellent Reviews for thetrainline.com Mobile App on Nokias

Since its publication on the Nokia Ovi Store on Thursday, the timetabling and ticketing app ...
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01-Dec-2010 15:36:02

Thetrainline App Now Available on Nokia Ovi Store

Our train ticket app for thetrainline.com is now available for download from Nokia's Ovi Store!
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15-Nov-2010 14:45:52

Illustrating Gartner's Q3 2010 Global Handset Shipment Report

I created a quick infographic this weekend to illustrate the trends shown in Gartner's recent Q3 ...
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09-Nov-2010 17:30:03

NOW HIRING: Mobile Developer, iPhone Developer, Production Manager - Change the Face of UK Transport

Following our stratospheric growth, the Masabi team are now hiring! We are looking for:
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08-Nov-2010 17:06:26

thetrainline Mobile App Wins Sunday Times Travel App of the Week

We are very pleased to announce that thetrainline app for Blackberry, Nokia, and Sony-Ericsson, ...
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04-Nov-2010 11:48:42

New Trainline App Arrives

You can now buy train tickets over your mobile with the new thetrainline.com app for selected ...
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03-Nov-2010 18:18:31

Ticket Sculptures at Waterloo

Ed spotted these railcard ticket sculptures at Waterloo station today - it's definitely one ...
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