The new ‘WestMore Tix’ app allows passengers to purchase tickets anytime, anywhere
Westmoreland and New York -- April 22, 2019 -- Masabi, the company bringing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) ticketing and payments to public transit and The Westmoreland County Transit Authority is pleased to announce that passengers can now purchase tickets to ride the bus via a mobile app. The new mobile ticketing app, WestMore Tix, offers an upgrade to current ticketing options by enabling riders to purchase and display tickets directly on their smartphones. WestMore Tix is now available for download from Google Play and the Apple App Store.
Passengers using Westmoreland’s mobile ticketing app, powered by Masabi’s Justride Mobility Platform, can pay for tickets using a credit or debit card, or via digital payment services such as Masterpass and Apple Pay. Monthly, 10-Trip, and single passes for all three zones are available. Once purchased, passengers activate their tickets and then show them to the driver when boarding the bus.
“This will not only help to modernize our operation, but it will also offer the riders of Westmoreland Transit a convenient and immediate way to purchase tickets,” said Meghan Yuhouse, Director of Operations at Westmoreland Transit. “We are excited to be deploying Masabi’s market-leading mobile ticketing platform and providing our riders with seamless transit access through seamless ticket purchase anytime, anywhere.”
“Our mission at Masabi is to enable transit authorities to provide their riders with the most accessible and convenient public transit experience,” said Brian Zanghi, CEO of Masabi. “We are excited to partner with Westmoreland Transit to power their new mobile ticketing app, and help Westmoreland County build a seamless public transit ecosystem.”
Staff also have access to the Justride Hub, the powerful cloud-based back office, where they are able to access an extensive interface for customer service, concessions, fare updates and revenue and usage reports. They will also have access to a wealth of data, including; real-time sales, usage and validation information.
Westmoreland Transit is using the market-leading Justride Platform from Masabi to power the new service. With over 50 clients across ten countries, Justride is the most widely-deployed, end-to-end mobile and account-based fare collection solution in operation, serving the largest agency in the USA to local bus agencies. The WestMore Tix app will be using Mastercard Payment Gateway Services to enable simple, safe and secure in-app digital payments.
Masabi is bringing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) ticketing and payments to public transit agencies of all sizes around the globe. Through our fare collection platform, Justride, agencies can sign up to mobile ticketing services, enable Mobility as a Service (MaaS), or deploy an account-based full fare collection solution using contactless bank cards, mobile devices and smartcards. Masabi is the category creator for transit mobile ticketing. With over 50 clients across four continents, the Justride Mobility Platform is the most widely deployed end-to-end mobile and account-based ticketing solution in operation, serving the largest transit agency in the US to local bus operators. Masabi has offices in New York, London, Denver and Cluj, and investors include Mastercard and Keolis. For more information, visit www.masabi.com.