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How transit can learn from other mobile-first payment industries

Most of the challenges facing fare collection revolve around the ease of use for your riders. Using multiple systems or complicated fare structures makes it difficult for new riders to feel comfortable, because they fear not having the correct ticket or amount of cash on hand. If your riders make a mistake because of an […]

INIT modernizes electronic-fare system in Portland-Vancouver metro area

On Monday, July 17, TriMet  (Tri-County Metropolitan Transit Authority), C-TRAN, and Portland Streetcar launched Hop FastpassTM – an electronic fare collection system implemented by INIT Innovations in Transportation, Inc.  This regional e-fare system spans multiple agencies allowing transit riders to pay for trips on TriMet and C-TRAN buses, Portland Streetcar, MAX Light Rail, WES Commuter […]

Official BUSRide Roundtable Discussion: Fare Collection

BUSRide spoke with experts in the fare system industry to hear their thoughts on the current state of fare collection, notable trends and projections for the future. This roundtable discussion featured the following panelists: Darren Dickson, president – Genfare Jordan Medlin, senior product manager – INIT   How important is it for transit systems to provide […]


Vix eO provides additional payment options for UTA riders.

And the survey says…

Accenture determines transit passengers worldwide are willing to pay more for an improved experience.

Predicting the future of payment methods

With the emergence of every new payment technology, there’s a chorus declaring that it will revolutionize payment for products and services.

NJ Transit deploys UV scanners for counterfeit tickets

NJ Transit and the NJTPD officials Monday unveiled new measures to avert the use of counterfeit tickets aboard trains, buses and light rail vehicles.