Title

Multiagency Electronic Fare Payment Systems

Authors

Paula Okunieff

Document Type

Report

Publication Date

2017

Subject Area

technology - ticketing systems, planning - surveys, literature review - literature review, place - north america

Keywords

electronic fare payment systems (EFPS), multimodal, multiagency environments

Abstract

TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 125: Multiagency Electronic Fare Payment Systems describes the current practice, challenges, and benefits of utilizing electronic fare payment systems (EFPS), such as smart cards. This synthesis reviews current systems and identifies their major challenges and benefits; describes the use of electronic fare systems in multimodal, multiagency environments; and reviews next-generation approaches through existing implementation case examples.

Rights

Permission to publish the abstract has been given by Transportation Research Board, Washington, copyright remains with them.