Fare Payments-as-a-Service Blog

James Gooch

Head of Marketing at Masabi.
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06-Jul-2020 09:32:29

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

Masabi, the company bringing Fare Payments-as-a-Service to public transit, today announced the ...
22-Jun-2020 19:05:00

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

Metro Transit riders are now able to purchase MetroBus and MetroLink fares directly from their ...
15-Jun-2020 11:40:10

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

The grant will fund the purchase and installation of validators to use with the EZfare mobile ...
08-Jun-2020 09:30:06

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

Companies Partner on Simple, Scalable Solution for All Sizes of Transport Operator, Everywhere   ...
01-Jun-2020 14:15:16

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

During and after the COVID-19 crisis, RTA users will have a safe way to plan and pay for their trip ...
27-May-2020 11:27:30

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

Will the new fare payments world post-pandemic be different to the one we left behind? We can ...
11-May-2020 08:47:32

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

The fare payments industry is being dramatically affected by COVID-19. Although we don’t know how ...
06-May-2020 07:16:49

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

Number of tickets sold via mobile app increases by 146% in one year and now connects with ferry ...
23-Apr-2020 14:51:24

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

Powerful new collaboration delivers integrated, modern fare payment solution critical to ...
15-Apr-2020 14:02:58

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

Today we are publishing findings from our latest survey report, Public Transit Research Report ...
01-Apr-2020 16:04:10

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

We are living through challenging times as the world comes to terms with the global spread of ...
26-Mar-2020 12:43:41

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

It’s a new (world) record! Ok, so we couldn’t actually work out if it is a world record, but it is ...
19-Feb-2020 12:40:30

So far so good for public transit ticketing in multiple MaaS apps in Denver

RTD is the innovative transit agency serving Denver’s 3 million residents with a ridership of over ...
13-Feb-2020 09:20:55

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

OK, let’s face it, outside of the fare payments industry the Transport Ticketing Global Awards are ...
06-Feb-2020 09:09:57

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

Global leader in mobile ticketing and Mobility-as-a-Service enabler for public transport announces ...
28-Jan-2020 10:57:07

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

Global Leader in Mobile Ticketing Partnering with Mastercard, UniCredit Bank and STB to Simplify ...
19-Nov-2019 11:20:42

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

There are two hot topics at the forefront of every transport ticketing event in the industry at the ...
18-Nov-2019 09:36:19

A MaaS-terful Experience: 23 Transit Agencies in 5 Countries Deploy Practical Mobility as a Service (MaaS)

MaaS is the integration of different forms of transport services into a mobility service accessible ...
07-Nov-2019 13:35:10

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

Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) is the movement towards the integration of services that allows a ...
30-Oct-2019 10:52:15

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

Customers Can Now Receive Monthly Tickets Delivered via MTA eTix app   The MTA’s Metro-North ...
09-Oct-2019 15:31:02

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

  13 transit agencies to go live with EZfare app and Ticketing in Transit Ohio and New York – ...
07-Oct-2019 10:03:41

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

  Daily bus passes now available in Jorudan’s trip planning app in both English and Japanese   ...
01-Oct-2019 13:23:57

Top 4 Problems with Design and Build Bespoke Fare Collection Systems

The “Core” Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) system used by transit agencies are still dominated by ...
24-Sep-2019 13:55:25

What is Fare Payments-as-a-Service?

Around the globe multi-tenant Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platforms have revolutionized ...
18-Sep-2019 09:33:18

Masabi and Japanese Partner Jorudan Launch Mobile Ticketing in Toyota City

Daily bus passes now available in Jorudan’s trip planning app in both English and Japanese London ...
17-Sep-2019 14:04:41

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

64% of agencies looking to implement Account-Based Ticketing, but struggling with bespoke ...
09-Sep-2019 17:09:30

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

Transit accounts also debuts, enabling riders to purchase transit tickets and bikeshare passes in ...
21-Aug-2019 16:14:42

The Benefits of Buying on G-Cloud 11

In case you haven’t heard the news or read our previous blog post just yet, Masabi has been ...
01-Aug-2019 17:01:17

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

In addition to mobile ticketing new service allows students to use their existing ID card to tap ...
31-Jul-2019 10:05:05

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

Upgrading your fare collection system in order to keep up with the pace of new ticketing ...
23-Jul-2019 14:24:33

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

The procurement problem and the G-cloud 11 solution If you are a public sector IT buyer and have ...
09-Jul-2019 17:10:32

Uber Reveals Strong Initial Performance of Uber Transit in Denver

  DENVER (July 9, 2019) – With Uber Transit ticketing now available to all riders in Denver, Uber ...
03-Jul-2019 09:09:24

Jorudan and Masabi Launch Mobile Ticketing in Japan

Justride SDK Integration allows Jorudan users to access transport tickets for the Syoei Express Bus ...
25-Jun-2019 14:02:49

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

Justride Powers Journeys Across Multiple Transit Agencies Available via New EZFare App and ...
19-Jun-2019 16:00:43

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

While the transport ticketing industry has seen rapid technological evolution in recent years, most ...
10-Jun-2019 08:16:27

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

Justride Validator changes the economics of account-based ticketing for transport operators around ...
02-May-2019 16:02:53

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

Starting today, Uber users can buy RTD bus and train tickets in the Uber app   DENVER (May 2, 2019) ...
30-Apr-2019 14:00:34

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

Investment from Smedvig Capital and MMC Ventures to fuel expansion of Masabi’s ticketing and ...
22-Apr-2019 19:53:03

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

The new ‘WestMore Tix’ app allows passengers to purchase tickets anytime, anywhere   Westmoreland ...
11-Apr-2019 17:34:59

Transit launches mobile ticketing with Masabi

One-stop trip planning and payment available in Transit, starting with St. Catharines Transit ...
28-Mar-2019 21:57:21

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

Stockton, CA and New York - March 28 2019 – Masabi, the company bringing Software-as-a-Service ...
28-Mar-2019 09:04:05

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

Tourists can now buy a ticket on their phone, hop on a bus and discover Rome’s art, architecture ...
05-Feb-2019 16:46:22

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

Masabi's Justride SaaS fare collection platform has been recognised with the most prestigious award ...
31-Jan-2019 17:02:27

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

Uber launches public transit journey planning for users in Denver, with in-app ticketing coming ...
28-Jan-2019 13:45:11

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

We often get asked on social media, ‘Why can't I just buy my ticket through this app I use all the ...
16-Jan-2019 09:50:45

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

Leading Japanese Trip Planning Company Joins Growing Global Family of Justride Partners Alongside ...
14-Dec-2018 12:50:55

Masabi and Clients Shortlisted for Five Transport Ticketing 2019 Global Awards

Justride leads nominations at the ticketing industry’s annual “Oscars”. Masabi, the company ...
06-Dec-2018 17:28:15

Las Vegas RTC debuts new features to its popular rideRTC app

RTC debuts new features to its popular rideRTC app Now offers enhanced trip planning with more ...
04-Dec-2018 10:00:51

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

I won’t lie, it used to take us a few months to get a mobile ticketing deployment out the door and ...
29-Nov-2018 09:02:35

Metrolink launches Online Ticketing Portal to Print Tickets at Home

LOS ANGELES - November 28 2018 – In another step to improve customer service and convenience, ...