Masabi and Transit App partner to create integrated urban mobility experience for transit and payments
Masabi, a global provider of transit mobile ticketing and innovative fare collection services, and Transit App, the North American urban transport application, this week announced a partnership to simplify the transit experience through a mutual integration, providing a seamless link between real-time customer information, journey planning, and ticket purchase.
The partnership will see Masabi and Transit App exchange APIs, allowing customers to effortlessly plan their transit journeys in real-time accompanied by the option to purchase and store transit tickets on their devices. By leveraging the millions of users on both platforms, Masabi and Transit App are uniquely positioned to provide travelers with a seamless, continuous experience for sustainable urban transport
Masabi’s award-winning Mobile Ticketing platform, JustRide, is a cloud-based, deployment-proven, end-to-end mobile ticketing and fare collection system in use in cities across the world. It comprises services for ticket purchase, display, and inspection, together with back-end infrastructure for secure payments, ticket management, customer service, reporting and real-time analytics.
Transit App’s mobile application integrates sustainable urban transport systems in over 100 cities across North America and Europe. Designed for everyday travel, Transit App provides instant access to information about all nearby transport options, including real-time departures, a-to-b trip planning, and service disruptions. Recently, Transit App partnered with PBSC Urban Solutions, a world leader in bike-sharing systems, to enable mobile bike share payment and unlocking – a first in North America.
“The smartphone continues to revolutionize the rider’s relationship with public transport and applications such as Transit App are characteristic of this shift,” said Josh Robin, VP North America at Masabi. “With the integration of Masabi’s Mobile Ticketing platform and Transit App’s industry-leading urban transport application, users will be able to plan and execute their full trip on their handsets.”
“We’re constantly striving to remove frustration and inconvenience from the daily commute,“ said Jake Sion, Head of Strategy & Development for Transit App. “Integrating Masabi’s world class ticketing solution is a natural extension of our mobility platform that will delight our millions of active users around the world.”