Fare Payments-as-a-Service Blog

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 to Pilot 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 for Public Transport (cEMV)

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

Masabi and Swiftly Partner to Deliver Best-of-Breed Real-Time Information and Ticketing to North American Transit Agencies

How to Migrate Your Mobile Ticketing Service to Masabi

An introduction to contactless ticketing for public transport (cEMV)

The Woodlands Township Launch New Mobile Ticketing Application

Masabi Deploys Mobile Ticketing Service in Spain with Lurraldebus

Buy Your Ticket Anytime, Anywhere, with BreezePass, the New Mobile Ticketing App for Palmetto Breeze and The Breeze Trolley

Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) Adds Masterpass and Apple Pay to the SMART eTickets App

Xplore Dundee: Re-launched App is Just the m-Ticket!

Riding the Bus in Colorado Gets Even Easier as Bustang Mobile Ticketing App Adds Masterpass and Apple Pay

Apple Pay® now available on the Metrolink App

New Mobility Survey Finds Over ⅓ of Americans are Combining Public Transit with Ridesharing

Masabi and Chalo Partner to Target $66.5Bn Indian Public Transport Market with Combined Mobile Ticketing and Information Offering

Masabi and Uber Announce First-of-its-Kind Ride-Sharing and Public Transit Ticketing Partnership

Practical Mobility-as-a-Service: Integrating Ticketing Into 3rd-Party Apps

National Express West Midlands App Sells One Million Tickets with 55% Using the Bus More Since Downloading

Masabi Selected as a Future Fifty UK Tech Leader

Apple Pay Now Available on the MBTA mTicket App

Dundee Bus Operator Launches New Mobile Ticketing App With Discounted Tickets for Cashless Travel

External Orders API: National Express & Masabi Win Transport Ticketing Award 2018

Top 8 Things Not to Miss at Transport Ticketing Global 2018

Masabi Brings Mobile Ticketing to Los Angeles Metro Rail for Metrolink Riders

Riding the Bus in Colorado Just Got Easier With The New Bustang Mobile Ticketing App

Year in Review: 21 Day Deployments, 17 New Clients, 16 Validation Customers, 14 Agency Deployments, 5 New Products, 2 SDK Partnerships and Much More...

Use your Smartphone as Ticket Machine and Ticket for Bus Travel in Anchorage, Alaska

No More Waiting in Line as Manly Fast Ferry Launches Mobile Ticketing

Adelaide Metro Working with Masabi to Become Australia’s First Transit System to Trial Mobile Ticketing

Masabi, Keolis and FAMOCO unveil Mass Market Mobile Ticket Validator

The Benefits of Account-Based Ticketing

APTA EXPO Day 1: Rain, Wind and Transit

Masabi Launches Account-Based Ticketing at APTA 2017

Transit App Integrates Masabi’s Justride SDK to Offer Integrated Ticketing to Agencies in North America

The 7 step 'Mobile First' approach to delivering Account-Based Ticketing and Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS)

Our New Brand: Using Public Transit is Easier With Masabi

4 Things We’re Looking Forward to at the APTA Expo 2017

Masabi Launches Mobile Ticketing in San Francisco Bay Area with Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART)

Improving Rochester's Public Transit Starts with Better Access and Innovation

RTC surpasses 100,000 mobile bus passes sold on its rideRTC app

Masabi Continues Global Expansion Bringing Mobile Ticketing to The Hague, The Netherlands

Three Steps Columbus Can Take to Realize its Smart City Aspirations

Two French Cities Go Live with Mobile Ticketing using Masabi’s JustRide SDK

Masabi Launches Justride Mobile Ticketing with Fire Island Ferries in New York State

Keolis confirms its leading position in connected mobility with the launch of an “all-in-one” digital app to plan travel, book and validate tickets

Mastercard Set to Transform Cyberjaya’s Smart City into A Cashless Hub

What is Mobility as a Service (MaaS)?

Why Transit Infrastructure Must Come First

How to Bring Mobile Ticketing to Metro – Mobile Ticketing 2.0

The Winner of Public Transport App of the Year 2017 is... Masabi's JustRide!

Mobile ticketing's payoff: Win-win-win

Ticketing Tips: The ‘Mobile First’ Approach to Delivering Infrastructure for Smart Cities

Why Mobile Tickets MUST Work Offline

How the Mobile Phone is Cutting Bus Dwell Times in Half

Masabi and Mastercard Shortlisted for Global Mobile Award at Mobile World Congress 2017

How to progress from visual bus mobile tickets to barcode – Mobile Ticketing 2.0

Smart Cities Don’t Need to Take Cash

Masabi Wins Smart City Prize at Transport Ticketing Global Awards

4 Key Principles for Smart City Solutions

Masabi Announces JustRide SDK Bringing Mobile Ticketing to Existing Transport, Mapping, Messaging and Payment Apps

Mobile Ticketing and Amazon Go: People Want To Show Up, Not Line Up

Governor Cuomo Announces MTA eTix Milestone With Over $47 Million in Ticket Sales

Cash - The Fare Collection Headache

Top Challenges Facing Fare Collection Teams Across North America

Smart Cities Should Fill Our Downtowns With People, Not Cars