Manchester’s Metrolink drops one-day travel passes from mobile ticketing app to cut fare evasion

Man using tram contactless ticket barrier on Mancheste Metrolink

Passengers travelling on the Metrolink tram network in the UK city of Manchester can no longer purchase a one-day travel pass on Transport for Greater Manchester’s Get Me There mobile ticketing app and are instead being encouraged to use the network’s open loop contactless fare payment system that incorporates daily and weekly fare capping... More


Leeds United rolls out NFC contactless ticketing

Leeds United Football Club digital NFC ticketing on smartphone and in use at turnstyle

Fans of Leeds United Football Club in England will be able to gain entry to home games at Elland Road stadium during the 2022-23 season by scanning a digital NFC season pass or match ticket stored on their smartphone or smart watch at stadium turnstiles... More


Transport for NSW to pilot Opal+ Mobility-as-a-Service app

Transport for NSW Opal Plus Mobility-as-a-Service app showing journey planner

Transport for NSW is to officially launch the digital version of its Opal transit card that enables passengers to pay fares by tapping a reader with their NFC smartphone or smartwatch and to begin trialling a Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) app that will let users plan, book and pay for multimodal journeys across both private and public transport services... More





Transit Ticketing Today

Houston to expand mobile ticketing options

The Metropolitan Transit Authority in Houston, Texas, in the USA is planning to enable passengers on its bus and light rail services to pay their fares with their mobile device as well as with a contactless transit card or via its mobile ticketing app when it upgrades its fare collection system... More



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Budapest launches Mobility-as-a-Service app with citywide and regional transit ticketing

Budapest Mobility-as-a-Service app BudapestGo on a smartphone

Budapesti Kölekedési Közpoint (BKK) transit authority has launched a new Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) app that enables public transport users in the Hungarian capital of Budapest to plan their journeys, purchase digital tickets and transit passes and receive real-time information about traffic-related changes to transport services... More