Fare Payments-as-a-Service Blog

​​NEORide Signs a New Multi-Year Contract with Masabi to Expand EZfare Regional Fare Payment Solution

National Express West Midlands passengers can now purchase bus tickets on the Uber app

Butler County Regional Transit Authority Becomes Fourth EZfare Agency to Launch Account-Based Ticketing

Greater Lynchburg Transit Company Launches Next-Generation Mobile Ticketing Solution and Trip Planning with Masabi and the Transit app

Ticketing Trends: Fare Payments-as-a-Service, Open Payments, and Account-Based Ticketing Accelerate

Saint John Transit Launches Cutting-Edge Mobile Ticketing Solution Powered by Masabi

Las Vegas’ RTC Launches Open Payments System-Wide

EZfare Extends to West Virginia as Kanawha Valley Regional Transportation Authority (KRT) Launches Contactless Fare Payment Solution Powered by Masabi through the Transit app

Jackson Wyoming’s Southern Teton Area Rapid Transit (START) Launches Next-Generation Mobile Ticketing System with Transit App, Powered by Masabi

The Open Payment-First Approach to Upgrading Your Fare Payment Solution and Supporting All Rider Groups

Proven to Increase Ridership: The Power of Monthly Fare Capping

Knoxville Area Transit Launches Next-Generation Mobile Ticketing System with Transit App, Powered by Masabi

Halifax Transit Launches Cutting-Edge Mobile Ticketing Solution Powered by Masabi

SkyBus Launches Open Payments Solution Powered by Masabi

Masabi and Worldpay from FIS Bring Open Payments Revolution to Public Transit

Masabi Launches 'Family Accounts' Allowing One Account Holder to Manage Funds for Multiple Adults and Children

Pittsburgh Regional Transit Deploys Mobile Ticketing and Validators Across Light Rail Powered by Masabi

Mountain Metropolitan Transit in Colorado Springs and Masabi Launch Next-Generation Account-Based Ticketing System

EZfare Account-Based Ticketing Roll-Out Adds Laketran and METRO, powered by Masabi

Masabi and EZfare Begin Roll-Out of Regional Account-Based Ticketing System Covering 11 Transit Agencies

A Summer of Seamless Travel: Fire Island Ferries Records 3,000 Scans in Just 13 Days after Introducing Masabi’s Justride Platform Validators.

Why choose Masabi’s Open Platform to power your modular ticketing solution?

Break Free from Closed Legacy Ticketing Systems with Modular Fare Payment Solutions

The Benefits of Modular Ticketing Solutions for Public Transit

Myth Busted: “Because We Want to Integrate CAD/AVL We Have to Buy Bespoke Fare Collection Systems”

VIA Metropolitan Transit, Uber and Masabi Offer Transit Tickets Through Uber App

National Express West Midlands introduces UK’s largest on-bus ticket scanning program

COTA Partners With Uber and Masabi to Integrate Transit Trip Options and Ticket Purchase in the Uber App

Italian Bus Operator Miccolis Launches Next-Generation Mobile Ticketing Solution Across Potenza, Powered by Municipia-Engineering Group and Masabi

Open Payments: All You Need to Know about PCI, Chain of Custody, and EMV Certification

Use Whatever Is in Your Pocket as Your Ticket to Ride

Fare Collection: How We Pay For Public Transit is Critical to Securing Its Future

Northern Wins Highly Commended Award at Transport Ticketing Global 2023 as Digital Tickets hit 66%

Utah Transit Authority Launches Cutting-Edge Mobile Ticketing Solution with Masabi and Transit

Introducing Masabi's Grant Funding Application Support Program

What’s the difference between Fare Payments-as-a-Service, Ticketing-as-a-Service and Fare Collection-as-a-Service?

Greater Lynchburg Transit Company (GLTC) Selects Equans, Masabi and Transit App to Deliver Transit Technology Upgrade

What is Fare Payments as a Service and Why Does it Matter?

Transit Professionals Assemble for Masabi’s First Ever Fare Payments Industry Day and EZfare Summit

Blockchain and Transit Tickets - Useful or Wasteful?

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

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

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

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

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

10 questions to ask before implementing an Open Payments contactless ticketing system for public transport

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

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

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

ECO Transit Launches Next-Generation Mobile Ticketing Solution with Masabi

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

How to reduce the cost of fare collection and increase revenues

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

Consult Hyperion Research: Fare Collection Costs Can Be Reduced By 73%

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

New Convenient Payment Options for RTC Southern Nevada Riders

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

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

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

Is it the End of the Road for the Farebox?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Osaka Monorail Launches Mobile Ticketing with Masabi and Jorudan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

EZfare Customers Can Now Use Cash to Purchase Mobile Tickets

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2021 Fare Payments Trends

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

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

RTD, Lyft and Masabi launch mobile ticketing for transit customers

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

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

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

Masabi and Japanese Partner Jorudan Continue Mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) Expansion with the Launch of In-app Mobile Ticketing in Okayama Prefecture

Santa Cruz Metro and Masabi Launch METRO Splash Pass Contactless Mobile Ticketing App

EZfare and Masabi receive Innovative Solutions Award from Metro Magazine

Ann Arbor’s TheRide Launches EZfare Mobile Ticketing System with Partner Masabi

Masabi and Jorudan Mobility-as-a-Service expansion hits next delivery milestone with launch of mobile ticketing solution for the new network-wide Iyotetsu MaaS service

FTA grant will allow for integrated RTD, CDOT mobile ticketing on the Transit app in partnership with Masabi

Moovit partners with EZfare and Masabi to make trip planning and paying easier and safer for riders across Ohio and Kentucky

Masabi and Partner Jorudan continue Mobility-as-a-Service Expansion in Japan with Mobile Ticketing in-app Service for Kagoshima and Hachijo-jima

Transit app and Masabi launch Montreal’s first mobile fare solution for ARTM, covering all Montreal-area buses

Saskatoon Transit Awards Contract to Masabi to Deliver Next Generation Mobile and Account-Based Ticketing Solution

Collier Area Transit Launch rideCAT Contactless Mobile Ticketing App with Partner Masabi

Everything You Need to Know About Contactless Ticketing  (cEMV) for Public Transport

EMT Valencia Launches Cashless Mobile Ticketing Solution with Partners Masabi, Mastercard and BBVA

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers Launches in London

Masabi and Kyyti Partner to Deliver Best-of-Breed Mobility-as-a-Service Apps

EZfare Ticketing Launching with Journey Planning in Uber App for Riders Across Ohio and Kentucky

Calgary Transit Launch ‘My Fare’ Mobile Ticketing System in Partnership with Masabi

St. Louis Metro Transit fares now available for purchase with official mobile app Transit in partnership with Masabi

SARTA and NEORide are awarded $1.9 Million from the FTA IMI Program for Innovative Regional Fare Payments Project

Masabi and Littlepay Unveil ‘Contactless EMV in a Box’ Transport Ticketing Solution

Dayton RTA teams up with Masabi and Transit to launch Tapp Pay mobile fare payment option

Metro Magazine Webinar - Fare Payments-as-a-Service: A Better Way to Modernize Your Fare Collection System Post COVID-19

Intelligent Transport Webinar. A New Fare Payments Reality: Ticketless, Cashless and ‘as a service’ (on-demand)

Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART)’s Ticketing Success Story: From Train to Ferry and straight into Central San Francisco

Trapeze and Masabi join forces to make transit payments simpler, faster and more convenient for riders

Public Transportation Survey Finds Riders Rank Convenience as Their Highest Priority When Choosing Mass Transit

Coronavirus (Covid-19): useful resources for transit agencies and operators

Mobile Ticketing Live in Just 16 days for Nikko Kotsu Bus in Japan

So Far So Good For Ticketing in Multiple MaaS Apps in Denver

Masabi Gets THREE Gongs at Transport Ticketing Global 2020 and Wins Ticketing Technology of the Year (again)

Shell Invests in Masabi to Help Make Public Transport Easier to Choose and Use

Masabi, Mastercard and UniCredit Bank Deliver City-Wide Mobile Ticketing to Bucharest STB

What Not to Miss at Transport Ticketing Global 2020

Starting Today: Buy RTC Passes With Transit, the App With the Most Mobility Options in Las Vegas

RTC Transit, Now Available on Uber for Riders in Las Vegas

Masabi, Uber and RTD Win TRANStech Award

St Catharines Transit Commission Win Canadian Urban Transit Association Leadership Award for “Innovation”

Everything You Need to Know About Account-Based Ticketing

The Future of Fare Payments: Account-Based Ticketing and MaaS

70 Transit Agencies and Transport Operators in 5 Countries Deploy Practical Mobility as a Service (MaaS)

Placing Public Transport at the Center of Mobility as a Service (MaaS)

Metro-North Railroad and Long Island Rail Road Introduce Mail&Ride eTix Delivery

NEORide, Masabi and Transit Get People Moving with Multi-Agency Mobile Ticketing App

Masabi and Jorudan Launch Mobile Ticketing in two MaaS apps for Oita Bus in Japan

Top 4 Problems with Design and Build Bespoke Fare Collection Systems

What is Fare Payments-as-a-Service?

Masabi and Japanese Partner Jorudan Launch Mobile Ticketing in Toyota City

Mass Transit Survey Reveals Bespoke AFC Systems are Holding Agencies Back with 43% over a Decade Old and 59% ‘Hard’ or ‘Very Hard’ to Update

RTD, Transit and Masabi today launch Transit in-app ticketing in Denver metro region

The Benefits of Buying on G-Cloud 11

Transfort Launches Mobile and Account-Based Fare Collection System for Fort Collins’ Riders

Why an 'Open API Centric' Approach to Fare Payments Matters

How to buy using G-Cloud 11 - 5 Steps to Buying Mobile Ticketing for Public Transport

Uber Reveals Strong Initial Performance of Uber Transit in Denver

Jorudan and Masabi Launch Mobile Ticketing in Japan

NEORide and Masabi Launch EZfare an Innovative Multi-Agency Cashless Mobile Ticketing App Making Riding Public Transit Easier than Ever Before

Top 10 Fare Collection Trends (you need to be aware of!)

Masabi Brings Contactless Tap and Ride Ticketing to Cities of Any Size and Budget with New Multi-Format Scanning Device

RTD, Uber and Masabi Launch First-Ever Uber Transit Ticketing for Riders in Denver

Masabi Secures $20M to Accelerate Global Growth and Put Public Transit Ticketing into Leading Ride Hailing, Journey Planning and Mobility-as-a-Service Apps

Westmoreland Transit Launches New Mobile Ticketing App Powered by Masabi’s Justride Ticketing Platform

Transit launches mobile ticketing with Masabi

The Altamont Corridor Express (ACE®) Passenger Rail Services Launches Mobile Ticketing App

Masabi Launches in Rome with Tour Bus Operator Prestige Bringing Mobile Ticketing to the Italian Market

Masabi's Justride Wins ‘Ticketing Technology of the Year' at Transport Ticketing Global Awards 2019

RTD in Denver Set to be First Agency to Offer Public Transit Mobile Ticketing in Uber App Using Masabi's Justride SDK

How can I get tickets for public transport in my favourite mobility app?

Masabi and Jorudan Partner to Bring Mobile Ticketing to Japanese Transit Market

Masabi and Clients Shortlisted for Five Transport Ticketing 2019 Global Awards

Las Vegas RTC debuts new features to its popular rideRTC app

Need a mobile app quickly? We have just the ticket...

Metrolink launches Online Ticketing Portal to Print Tickets at Home

Lurraldebus extends its mobile ticketing app “LurTicket” to Bilbao and Vitoria-Gasteiz lines

Masabi at Smart City Expo World Congress 2018: An Award, Launch of Contactless EMV for Justride and New Customers Bilbao and Madrid

Practical MaaS Coming to Canada with Masabi and Transit

New Features Released on Denver RTD Mobile Tickets App

Bilbao Selects Masabi for Contactless EMV Ticketing System Allowing Passengers to Simply Tap Payment Cards for Travel within the City

Masabi Shortlisted for Practical Mobility-as-a-Service: The World's First Mobile Ticketing SDK for Public Transport at Smart City Expo World Congress Awards

New MBTA-UMass Lowell Partnership Offers Commuter Rail Option to University Community Through mTicket App

Masabi to Deliver Account-Based Full Fare Collection System to Rochester, New York

Intelligent Transport Webinar - MaaS and the Future of Urban Mobility: Placing Public Transport at the Centre of MaaS

Colorado’s Bustang is Selling 66% of All Bus Tickets Through the JustRide Bustang App

Masabi and Gertek Sign Partnership to Deliver Innovative Ticketing Services in Spain

Go Cashless with ‘Suffolk FastFare’ the New Mobile Ticketing App for Suffolk County Transportation