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Global Transit Fare Collection Systems Report 2014

Global Mass Transit Research has released the first edition of the Global Transit Fare Collection Systems Report 2014- the most comprehensive and up-to-date study on the sector.

The report was released on January 15, 2014.

The report has 917 pages and comprise three distinct sections.

Part 1 of the report 60 pages describes the existing state of, and the expected opportunities in, the global transit fare collection industry in terms of market analysis, comparative analysis of existing products, major trends, recent procurements, requirements for new systems, and technological developments to support multi-modal and multi-operator ticketing.

The report discusses the role of financial services companies, development of hybrid and nation-wide systems, impact on transit operations efficiency and delivery of value-added services for passengers (city dwellers and visitors). It examines the impacts of fare policy, key issues and challenges in adoption of new technologies such as near-field communications (NFC), and outlines upcoming automated fare collection (AFC) procurement opportunities.

Part 2 of the report 690 pages provides updated information on public transport and fare collection system for 122 cities. The report covers 62 countries organised into five regions: North America; Latin America; Europe; Middle East and Africa; and Asia-Pacific.

The report presents information on fare policy, ticketing options, fare media, level of integration and interoperability, adoption of technologies, and delivery of value-added services to passengers. It also describes plans of operators for the development of new automated fare collection systems based on contactless smart cards, bank cards, mobile ticketing, NFC-enabled devices, smart wallets, etc.

Each city has unique experiences in utilising existing systems and implementing upgradations or development of new systems. With the coverage of existing and planned public transportation systems with ridership estimates, the report provides a holistic view and the context to assess present situation of operational ticketing system and opportunities for future improvements. .

Each project profile provides information on:

  • Background
  • Key players
  • Existing public transport system
  • Fare collection system
  • Key issues
  • Future plans
  • Recent developments

Part 3 (Appendix) of the report provides a directory of the project contacts; outline of the research methodology; and a list of the tables and figures presented in the report.

The report is indispensible for any organisation interested in the global transit fare collection sector -transport authorities, operators, service and technology providers, equipment manufacturers and suppliers, EPC contractors, investors/lenders, research organisations, industry consultants, regulatory agencies, development institutions, etc.

The report is available in PDF format.

It is priced at USD 4,000.

There a special price of USD 3,500 for Public Transport Authorities/Agencies.

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Yasmeen Chopra
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New Delhi 110016,
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