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.