Fare Payments-as-a-Service Blog

03-May-2024 12:50:09

The Benefits of Partnering with Masabi

Justride is the world’s leading Fare Payments as a Service platform – providing a tried and tested ...
11-Apr-2024 14:00:27

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

NEORide, the Council of Governments representing 31 transit agencies across 7 states, has announced ...
09-Apr-2024 09:16:16

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

The new consumer product is powered by Masabi National Express West Midlands (NXWM) today announced ...
03-Apr-2024 14:21:38

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

NEORide, the Council of Governments representing 29 transit agencies across seven states, together ...
30-Jan-2024 14:00:00

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

Greater Lynchburg Transit Company (GLTC), the transit agency serving the City of Lynchburg and its ...
23-Jan-2024 17:52:20

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

In a world where digital transformation, convenience, equity, and accessibility are paramount, ...
11-Jan-2024 14:00:00

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

Saint John Transit launched the first phase of a new digital fare payment system powered by Masabi. ...
18-Dec-2023 14:00:00

Las Vegas’ RTC Launches Open Payments System-Wide

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) and Masabi have launched a ...
12-Dec-2023 14:00:00

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

West Virginia becomes fourth state, and KRT the 16th agency, to join the largest regional ticketing ...
20-Nov-2023 14:00:00

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

Transit agency for Jackson, WY launches contactless mobile ticketing solution enabling riders to ...
16-Nov-2023 14:03:14

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

Imagine being able to use the card or phone already in your pocket to effortlessly tap and ride ...
15-Nov-2023 19:02:14

Proven to Increase Ridership: The Power of Monthly Fare Capping

In a recent report called ‘The app or the cap?’, published in the journal Transport Policy, ...
08-Nov-2023 14:00:00

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

Agency launches contactless mobile ticketing solution with new onboard validation devices Knoxville ...
02-Nov-2023 14:00:00

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

The partnership gives riders unprecedented access to a more streamlined, modern and enjoyable ...
25-Oct-2023 09:31:37

SkyBus Launches Open Payments Solution Powered by Masabi

Australia’s iconic SkyBus airport bus transfer service to enable passengers to simply tap their ...
16-Oct-2023 18:16:06

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

The collaboration delivers Fully-Certified, Pre-Integrated Contactless EMV payments solution, with ...
09-Oct-2023 14:00:38

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

Latest Account-Based Ticketing update designed to make life easier for riders and support agencies ...
06-Sep-2023 14:03:22

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

Mobile ticketing now available systemwide September 6, 2023 – With the installation of mobile ...
31-Aug-2023 17:34:58

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

MMT Customers Can Access Contactless Payment Options Delivering Convenience, Fare Equity and ...
29-Aug-2023 14:11:05

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

Agencies are the latest to benefit from improved rider experience and enhanced fare equity ...
18-Jul-2023 14:05:32

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

First agency to launch is PARTA, benefitting from a seamless rider experience and enhanced fare ...
06-Jul-2023 14:05:01

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

Fire Island Ferries in New York is enhancing their passenger experience as they gear up for the ...
12-Jun-2023 17:04:15

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

As an independent vendor (and one of only a very small number in the industry), Masabi is uniquely ...
26-May-2023 10:38:34

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

Hey there fellow transit enthusiast! Public transportation is the lifeblood of any city, but ...
22-May-2023 18:18:38

The Benefits of Modular Ticketing Solutions for Public Transit

The public transportation fare collection industry has been dominated by a small number of legacy ...
18-May-2023 13:23:13

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

Guest blog post by Ben Whitaker, Chief Evangelist and Co-Founder of Masabi. The transit industry ...
08-May-2023 14:00:00

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

Uber Transit Ticketing, powered by Masabi’s Justride platform, provides seamless rider experience ...
04-May-2023 10:10:31

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

National Express West Midlands has introduced the UK’s largest on-bus ticket scanning system to ...
01-May-2023 15:04:26

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

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) today announced a partnership with Uber Technologies, ...
25-Apr-2023 09:33:26

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

Masabi’s first deployment in Italy delivers cloud-native mobile ticketing platform for bus services ...
13-Apr-2023 16:50:18

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

Hey there, fellow public transit enthusiast! Today, we'll be talking about Open Payments for Public ...
28-Mar-2023 20:51:26

Use Whatever Is in Your Pocket as Your Ticket to Ride

Adopting an Account-Based Ticketing approach to fare payments makes transit accessible to everyone ...
28-Mar-2023 17:36:29

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

This article is written by Lee Biernbaum, Transit Advisory Group Lead at Masabi and it was first ...
21-Mar-2023 10:39:48

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

We are delighted to share that Northern, Fujitsu and Masabi have won a Highly Commended award for ...
09-Mar-2023 14:01:09

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

The partnership between Masabi and the Transit app will give UTA riders the possibility to plan, ...
06-Mar-2023 15:41:43

Introducing Masabi's Grant Funding Application Support Program

Every year national and regional governments make available hundreds of millions of dollars to ...
28-Feb-2023 11:08:28

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

Masabi is leading the movement away from expensive, standalone, fare collection technology towards ...
02-Feb-2023 14:00:00

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

GLTC will introduce new integrated dispatch and vehicle location technologies alongside a new fare ...
18-Jan-2023 10:42:37

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

Fare Payments-as-a-Service (FPaaS) is a way of delivering fare payment (ticketing) systems without ...
12-Dec-2022 13:00:00

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

Fare payments professionals and EZfare ‘family’ gather in Columbus for a unique convention to share ...
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 an Open Payments contactless ticketing system for public transport

In our 2021 survey of transit agencies, 92 percent said they were planning fare payment innovations ...
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 ...