ICYMI: NYC wants Uber to contribute to transit, aging systems delay NJ TRANSIT and Amtrak, LA Metro tests beacon technology, and Lyft teams with Starbucks.
Metra (IL) responded to charges that its forthcoming mobile payment application leaves low-income and minority riders shortchanged.
The world’s first all-electric double-decker buses, designed and built by BYD, will enter service in London (UK) starting in October.
Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus (CA) is converting its fleet to renewable natural gas, which is considered the cleanest transportation fuel available.
SEPTA suspended sales of Regional Rail passes for September’s papal visit after technical problems forced its e-commerce website to shut down.
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Transport for London (UK), which just began accepting Apple Pay, is warning passengers to keep their devices powered up or risk paying a fine.
Nokia’s HERE division is teaming up with several partners to form the Open Mobile Ticketing Alliance to develop global standards for mobile ticketing.
Chicago-area commuters are choosing Metra (IL) in part because they can multitask on the train, according to a report from DePaul University.
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s test of a new fare payment system has not gone as expected, and board members are asking questions.