Fare Payments-as-a-Service Blog

29-Nov-2022 11:30:00

Blockchain and Transit Tickets - Useful or Wasteful?

Blockchain can be used for more than just cryptocurrency, the underlying technologies can be used ...
16-Nov-2022 14:00:00

​​Southern Teton Area Rapid Transit (START) Picks Equans, Masabi and Transit App to Deliver New Era of Intelligent Travel Using MaaS

Transit agency for Jackson, WY to introduce new integrated dispatch and vehicle location ...
15-Nov-2022 10:03:17

Masabi Appoints Ben Whitaker as Chief Evangelist to Drive Fare-Payments-as-a-Service Revolution in Transit Industry

We are thrilled to announce that Ben Whitaker has been appointed the position of Chief Evangelist ...
14-Nov-2022 09:40:29

Happy 10th Birthday Justride! - Celebrating 10 Years of Fare Payment Innovation

Thinking back to 2012, US President Barack Obama was re-elected for his second term, Queen ...
13-Nov-2022 22:37:33

All Aboard: A decade at the cutting edge of the Fare Payments-as-a-Service Revolution

More than 150 Masabi people from around the world gathered at London’s Barbican Centre for the ...
08-Nov-2022 16:19:01

Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA) Launches Contactless Fare Payments System with Masabi’s Justride Platform

Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA) and Masabi are excited to announce the launch of RFTA ...
19-Oct-2022 10:40:00

10 Questions to Ask Before Implementing a contactless EMV (Open Payments) System for Public Transport

The ability simply to tap a contactless bank card or mobile wallet to travel is transforming the ...
17-Oct-2022 14:14:10

Eau Claire Transit Picks Masabi and TransLoc to Deliver Next Generation of Intelligent Travel with Account-Based Ticketing and Real-Time Trip Planning

Masabi’s Fare Payments-as-a-Service platform delivers the latest ‘tap and ride’ technology, with ...
13-Oct-2022 14:00:00

MTA Launches New One Stop Rail App Combining LIRR and Metro-North Trip Planning and Ticket Purchasing

Masabi is delighted to continue supporting the MTA with this new development, bringing the ...
11-Oct-2022 14:00:00

EZfare Continues to Grow – North America’s Largest Regional Mobile Ticketing Solution Adds New Agencies and Expands to a Fourth State

Columbiana CAA-CARTS and Kanawha Valley Regional Transport join EZfare, Powered by NEORide and ...
03-Oct-2022 14:00:00

ECO Transit Launches Next-Generation Mobile Ticketing Solution with Masabi

Justride Fare Payments-as-a-Service platform brings the latest fare payment technology to riders in ...
29-Sep-2022 09:15:48

EMT Valencia Awards Contract to Masabi to Deliver New Mobile Ticketing and MaaS Solution Across Spain's Third Largest City

System will see company’s fare payments platform used to provide ticketing for operator and MaaS ...
28-Sep-2022 14:42:01

How to reduce the cost of fare collection and increase revenues

According to a recent report by tech consultants and transit specialists Hyperion, Transit Agencies ...
19-Sep-2022 08:30:00

Do Shared Fare Collection Platforms With Continuous Updates Herald The 'End of Obsolescence'?

Bespoke fare collection systems have a finite lifespan and are struggling to keep pace with the ...
26-Aug-2022 10:58:57

Top 10 Questions to Ask When Selecting Your Next Fare Collection System

The combination of cloud technologies and the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) approach have ...
20-Jul-2022 15:55:36

13 Reasons Why Transit Agencies Around the World are Choosing Fare Payments-as-a-Service (FPaaS) Platforms for Fare Collection

Software as a Service (SaaS) platforms have transformed industries by providing  ‘pay as you go’ ...
04-Jul-2022 21:41:27

New report from CHYP says changing HOW you procure fare collection can save between 42% and 73% - but changing WHAT and WHEN can save even more.

With the backdrop of multi-year delays to some high-profile bespoke fare collection upgrade ...
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

GCRTA has joined EZfare, the fare platform used by 14 transit agencies across the region, and is ...
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

In October 2021 the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) launched its new digital fare payment ...
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?

At its simplest, fare capping rewards all riders for traveling by automatically providing ‘period ...
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 ...
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