Fare Payments-as-a-Service Blog

29-Jun-2022 15:44:51

Dayton RTA’s Tapp Pay and Masabi’s Cash Digitization Innovation Scoop Two Transport Ticketing Global Highly Commended Awards 2022

We are absolutely delighted to announce that Masabi has been recognized with two Highly Commended ...
23-Jun-2022 14:04:20

Transit Riders in Greater Cleveland can now use Transit with EZfare to pay fares, plan trips and obtain real-time information thanks to a partnership with NEORide, Transit and Masabi

Cleveland joins the country’s largest regional mobile ticketing solution, bringing riders an ...
14-Jun-2022 14:26:47

Masabi and Ibergex Form Strategic Relationship to Bring Fare-Payments-as-a-Service to Mexican Public Transport Market

  Masabi’s cutting-edge software platform combined with Ibergex’s regional resources and expertise ...
09-Jun-2022 14:53:45

In New York City, Thousands Skip the Ticket Line to Pay for Transit Journeys Thanks to Partnership Between Academy Bus, Moovit and Masabi

With digital schedules and real-time information, mobile apps have become some of the most useful ...
08-Jun-2022 10:47:22

Consult Hyperion Research Concludes Transit Agencies Can Cut Fare Collection Costs By Up To 73% By Embracing 'As-a-Service' Platform Solutions

As Masabi’s State of Fare Payments survey in 2021 established, transit agencies are moving at pace ...
27-May-2022 13:59:11

In Focus: Hear from Katie Thomson, Rider Applications Product Manager About Mobile Ticketing

Masabi’s mobile ticketing guru explains how keeping it simple and providing choice drives uptake ...
11-May-2022 14:25:11

Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority to Launch EZfare Contactless Fare Payments System with Masabi’s Justride Platform through the Transit app

They become the 14th agency to join the United States’ largest regional mobile ticketing solution. ...
10-May-2022 15:16:56

Colorado Springs Mountain Metropolitan Transit and Masabi Launch RideMMT Contactless Mobile Ticketing App

First of its kind app for Colorado Springs, powered by Masabi’s Justride platform, now available ...
20-Apr-2022 09:58:01

Start selling public transit tickets via MaaS apps in just a few weeks

One of the advantages of Mobility as a Service (MaaS) is the ability to reach a whole new audience ...
04-Apr-2022 10:33:47

Fair fares for everyone: how Account-Based Ticketing and fare capping deliver fare equity

For the last fifty years, transit agencies and transport authorities have been running ‘Card ...
29-Mar-2022 09:38:32

SkyBus Launches New Fare Payment System, provided by Fujitsu and Masabi

Cloud-native account-based ticketing system delivers mobile ticketing with upgrade path for open ...
25-Mar-2022 13:10:37

Masabi and VIA San Antonio take cars off busy Texas roads by offering free bus transport for college students using mobile ticketing

The VIA U-Pass provides accessible transportation to meet the needs of growing student populations ...
14-Mar-2022 13:39:54

Masabi and RTD Bring Access-a-Ride Paratransit Tickets to Uber, Lyft, Transit and RTD Denver Mobile Apps

In a move that improves equity, passengers who use RTD Denver’s Access-a-Ride paratransit service ...
09-Mar-2022 17:20:42

New Convenient Payment Options for RTC Southern Nevada Riders

Five years since launch, RTC has introduced a number of Masabi ticketing technology upgrades ...
03-Mar-2022 09:10:59

Ticketing Innovator Masabi Secures Significant Strategic Growth Investment from Accel-KKR

New Funding to Accelerate Platform Innovation and Fuel Rapid Market Expansion with Public Transport ...
02-Mar-2022 21:37:48

4 Key Trends in Fare Payments: Looking Back Over the Last 12 Months

With signs of the pandemic receding, and with it, data suggesting that transit usage is on the ...
01-Mar-2022 14:22:37

Beaver County Transit Authority and Masabi Launch ‘BCTA Mobile Ticket’

App and on-board validation devices installed across fleet for safer and faster boarding as BCTA ...
21-Feb-2022 13:17:03

Is it the End of the Road for the Farebox?

In this post we will explore how cities have reduced or removed cash onboard buses while ensuring ...
11-Feb-2022 14:46:39

DOT makes an extra $500 million of infrastructure grants available for transportation projects that create jobs, reduce inequality and cut greenhouse gases

The U.S. Department of Transportation is now inviting tenders for $1.5 billion of grant funding for ...
10-Feb-2022 09:39:58

Masabi Forms Strategic Relationship with Fujitsu Australia Ltd to Bring Fare-Payments-as-a-Service to Cities Across Australia and New Zealand

Combining Masabi’s cutting-edge software platform with Fujitsu’s regional payments footprint and ...
01-Feb-2022 09:45:06

Masabi Partners with TransLoc to Deliver Contactless Fare Payment Solutions for Transit Providers

In the wake of the pandemic, the demand for contactless payment services is more prevalent than ...
19-Jan-2022 13:23:41

EZfare in Partnership with Masabi Wins AdWheel Award from APTA and Excellence Award from OPTA

Masabi is thrilled to announce that "EZfare the Safe Way to Pay" campaign, rolled out with NEORide ...
12-Jan-2022 18:22:36

The Future of Fare Payments: 42 Percent of Agencies are Moving Away from Bespoke Systems and Towards Flexible Platform-Based Solutions

Masabi issued a survey in the late summer of 2021 to professionals working for transit agencies and ...
01-Dec-2021 16:06:54

Transit In Focus: Interview with Katherine Conrad, Director of Client Services at NEORide

Since becoming Director of Client Services at NEORide in 2018, Katherine Conrad has helped expand ...
23-Nov-2021 17:46:57

‘Like catching lightning in a bottle’ Rochester’s RTS and Masabi Win METRO Mag’s Innovative Solutions Award

Recognition by experts at one of the industry's leading transit publications is a testament to the ...
08-Nov-2021 21:06:31

Masabi Survey Reveals 92% of Transit Agencies Planning Fare Payments Innovations to Bring Riders Back But 4 out of 10 Say Systems ‘Hard’ to Update, Stifling Progress

Bespoke AFC Systems Holding Back Roll-Outs of Mobile Ticketing, Contactless EMV and Account-based ...
04-Nov-2021 09:24:20

Osaka Monorail Launches Mobile Ticketing with Masabi and Jorudan

Companies Working with Japan’s Biggest Elevated Rail Network to Provide Cutting-edge ...
27-Oct-2021 15:02:39

Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) Launches Account-Based Ticketing Solution with Masabi and Transit

Transit app and COTA Smartcards offer cash-free ways to ride that ensure best possible fares, ...
14-Oct-2021 09:08:20

Masabi and National Express West Midlands Launch Regional Mobile Ticketing Across 23 Bus Operators

Passengers can now purchase a single nBus ticket for travel across all bus operators in the West ...
06-Oct-2021 15:01:25

EZfare Cash Purchase of Mobile Tickets Now Possible at Retail Outlets Across Ohio, Kentucky, and Michigan

New functionality will benefit EZfare and Transit app users – with cash-to-mobile services ...
27-Sep-2021 14:51:36

Bus Users in Cincinnati Can Now Simply Tap and Ride Thanks to Validation Units Powered by Masabi

440 VAL100 units installed across Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority  (SORTA) bus network, ...
01-Sep-2021 09:27:39

Masabi and Jorudan Bring MaaS Mobile Ticketing to Nine More Japanese Cities

UK ticketing technology leader’s Japanese Mobility-as-a-Service partnership takes total deployments ...
24-Aug-2021 16:05:23

VIA, Masabi, and Transit app Partner to Launch VIA goMobile+ Fare Payment System

Improved Contactless Solution, Also Available in Transit app, Includes Mobile Ticketing Powered by ...
08-Jul-2021 15:51:55

NEORide’s EZfare and National Express Scoop Two Transport Ticketing Awards (4 Awards for Masabi in 2021)

We are absolutely delighted to announce that NEORide’s EZfare and National Express West Midlands ...
06-Jul-2021 14:07:17

EZfare Customers Can Now Use Cash to Purchase Mobile Tickets

Riders can now use cash to buy tickets or add funds to their EZfare Accounts at their local Transit ...
29-Jun-2021 17:16:37

County Executive Bellone announces partnership with Moovit and Masabi to offer Suffolk Transit riders the ability to plan and pay for trips via one app

Residents can now use the Moovit App to Plan, Pay and Navigate Suffolk Transit Trips Suffolk County ...
29-Jun-2021 16:41:06

Cash digitization for public transportation: what is it and why does it matter?

Converting cash into digital currency is crucial as public transit agencies and operators invest to ...
28-Jun-2021 18:06:56

Lyft, RTC of Southern Nevada and Masabi create seamless experience with mobile ticketing launch for Southern Nevada transit riders

Lyft riders can now purchase RTC transit passes within the Lyft app LAS VEGAS (June 28, 2021) – ...
15-Jun-2021 12:09:34

Saskatoon Transit, Masabi and Transit app Launch New TGo Fare Payment System

Canadian agency launches contactless mobile ticketing solution in TGo and Transit apps with 140 ...
14-Jun-2021 12:23:03

Fare capping: what is it and how does it work?

Fare capping means that all passengers – including those who prefer to ‘pay as they go’ – get ...
25-May-2021 14:06:24

Fire Island Ferries, Uber and Masabi Launch Uber Transit Ticketing for Ferry Riders

Starting today, Uber users can buy Fire Island Ferry tickets in the Uber app Long Island, NY - ...
24-May-2021 09:02:35

National Express West Midlands and Masabi Deliver Cash Payment Option for Mobile Ticketing with Payzone

“Cash digitisation” will allow passengers to purchase mobile tickets for bus services at 1300 ...
19-May-2021 09:25:16

Duluth Transit Authority, Masabi, Transit app Launch MyDTA Fare Payment System

New Contactless Solution Includes Mobile Ticketing, Electronic Validation and Cash Digitization ...
20-Apr-2021 14:09:34

Akron METRO RTA Riders Can Now Simply Tap and Ride Thanks to Masabi’s Justride Validators

250 Justride Validator (JRV) units installed across METRO RTA network, part of the EZfare regional ...
14-Apr-2021 14:01:22

Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority, Masabi and Transit app Expand Account-Based Ticketing to All Riders with Smartcard and Retail Network Launch

New System Ensures Cash Riders get Access to Contactless Payment Options and are Charged the Best ...
30-Mar-2021 09:06:01

Masabi and Jorudan Launch MaaS Mobile Ticketing in Six More Japanese Cities Taking Total Deployments in Country to 17

Developing Japanese Mobility-as-a-Service partnership makes largest single expansion to date, with ...
15-Mar-2021 09:28:35

Masabi and Jorudan Add Popular Meiko Bus Tourist Route to Japan’s Biggest Integrated Mobile Ticketing and Journey Planning Platform

1, 2 and 3-day bus passes now available in Jorudan’s MaaS apps in both English and Japanese for ...
01-Mar-2021 18:17:39

NICE Bus launches mobile ticketing in the ‘Transit’ app allowing riders to plan, track and pay for trips in one app

March 1, 2021 The Nassau Inter-County Express/NICE Bus announced today expanded mobile ticketing ...
25-Feb-2021 09:09:19

Spanish City of Bilbao’s Metropolitan Bus Service to Pilot Contactless Ticketing using Bank Cards (cEMV)

Bilbobus working with Gertek, Littlepay, Masabi and its partner Mastercard, to provide cutting-edge ...
04-Feb-2021 14:23:26

Pittsburgh's Port Authority, Masabi and Transit app Launch First Phase of ‘Ready2Ride™’ Mobile Ticketing System

Three-month pilot will precede rollout of technology on all Port Authority of Allegheny County ...
03-Feb-2021 21:52:54

Academy Bus Launches SilverPass Mobile App to Make Trip Planning and Paying Easier and Safer for Riders During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

New Mobile App Powered by Moovit, with Contactless Payment Powered by Masabi, Ensures a Safe Plan, ...
01-Feb-2021 19:36:28

Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority, Masabi and Transit app Launch Account-Based Ticketing for Tapp Pay on Mobile

Riders Can Now Tap Smartphones to Ride - Always Being Charged the Best Possible Price for Journeys ...
28-Jan-2021 18:00:52

Bustang Launches Mobile Ticketing App for its Outrider Service, Expanding Partnership with Masabi

The new Bustang Outrider app allows riders to purchase tickets anytime, anywhere. Bustang Outrider, ...
17-Dec-2020 23:38:54

2021 Fare Payments Trends

Masabi's Audio Blog - Click here to listen to the audio version of this blog post. While the ...
16-Dec-2020 20:35:39

Dayton RTA Launches Cash Payment Option for Mobile Tickets and Installs Justride Validation Units On Buses with Partner Masabi

 Tapp Pay platform provider, Masabi, and T-CETRA partner to deliver cash to mobile functionality in ...
14-Dec-2020 20:01:36

Las Vegas Transit System Allows Riders to Purchase Contactless Mobile Tickets with Cash

rideRTC platform provider, Masabi, and InComm Payments partner to deliver cash-to-mobile ...
02-Dec-2020 10:30:22

RTD, Lyft and Masabi launch mobile ticketing for transit customers

Starting today, Lyft users can purchase RTD bus and train tickets within the Lyft app   Denver and ...
20-Nov-2020 14:30:28

SJCOG and Masabi launch EZHub - Delivering Mobile Ticketing across Seven Transit Agencies in California’s Central Valley

Ground-breaking cashless mobile ticketing system integrated into the Vamos Mobility app to make ...
17-Nov-2020 20:45:20

SARTA users give EZfare mobile ticketing app overwhelmingly positive reviews, say contactless fare payment system makes riding safer during the COVID-19 pandemic

More than 86% of people who use the free EZfare mobile ticketing app are “extremely satisfied” with ...
10-Nov-2020 14:17:46

Masabi and RTS in Rochester, NY Launch World’s First Account-Based Ticketing Solution Powered by MaaS-Enabled Fare Payments-as-a-Service Platform

Account-Based Ticketing System Enables Mobility-as-a-Service, Allowing Riders to Simply Tap and ...