Cubic Payment Application software achieves PCI-DSS certification
Mass Transit, June 11, 2013
Cubic Transportation Systems announced June 10 that the latest version of their Cubic Payment Application (CPA 3.0) has been successfully "Validated According to PA-DSS v2.0" by the PCI Security Standards Council, and is listed as "Accepted for New Deployments" on the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS) website.
The new face of ticketing?
Passenger Transport, June 5, 2013
One major ticketing technology supplier has conceded that, despite all its efforts to make ticket vending machines easy to use, there are still occasions when transport users prefer face-to-face contact witih a knowledgeable ticketing agent. But Cubic Transportation Systems has responded by developing a radical new concept which combines the cost effectiveness of a ticket machine with the personal touch of a ticket office - Next Agent.
Cubic plans for NextBus to take global route
San Diego Business Journal, June 3-9, 2013
Cubic Corp. see a future in tracking buses, trollies and trains by GPS.
Data Palooza helps USDOT plan for our transportation future
Mobility Lab, May 1, 2013
Imagine the following scenario: Your daily commute in Washington DC requires taking metro's green line to Gallery Place, then transferring onto a metrobus to your final destination.
Interoperable smart ticketing: an idea whose time has come
Rail Technology Magazine, February-March 2013
February 15, 2012 was an important date in the development of interoperable contactless electronic "smart" ticketing, in which a single medium - a smart card or a mobile phone, for example - supports multiple types of tickets issued by different mass transit operaors and valid on multiple modes of transport.
Leaders share their visions
Passenger Transport, January 11, 2013
Passenger Transport invited APTA members to comment on their specific projects, top priorities, and public transportation-related New Year’s resolutions for 2013. Here are some of their responses, including Cubic's Matt Cole, sr. vice president, worldwide strategy and business development.
Victory laps: Cubic meets its Olympic challenges
San Diego Business Journal, August 20, 2012
The people staging the Summer Olympics in London worried about everything from terrorism to bad weather to a mass transit meltdown. Eight time zones away in San Diego, the question at Cubic Corp. was whether Cubic’s equipment on London’s mass transit systems could handle the strain of all the extra riders traveling around the city.
Open loop transit on the rise
Contactless News, June 6, 2012
With agencies wanting to save money using standard payment cards, Cubic's Dave Blue, regional director for sales and marketing, joins the discussion with transit operators including CTA, SEPTA and UTA.
Industry Forum: Public Private Partnerships
Mass Transit Magazine, June 2012
Budget shortfalls, shrinking traditional funding sources, aging and under-capacity infrastructure and other challenges are leading more transit operators to form public-private partnerships with the private sector. Min Wei, worldwide vice president, financial operations at Cubic Transportation Systems discusses what you should expect in a P3 and some best practices drawn from Cubic's experience.
Fare Collection: A smart successor
International Railway Journal, January 2012
Mobile phone ticketing is projected to expand greatly over the next few years. Kamran Yazdanjoo, director of open payments at Cubic Transportation Systems, considers the advantages of this technology and its impact on passengers using future transit services.
Transit fare collection moves closer to open, mobile in 2012
Contactless News, January 10, 2012
Diversity, accessibility and convenience are the watchwords of transport ticketing in 2012, with the momentum building for bank cards and mobile phones to offer options to traditional transit-issued fare media.