Multimodal Fare Payment Integration
technology - ticketing systems, planning - integration, planning - surveys
Passenger transport, Public transport
Nearly all transit agencies are seeing potential benefits to multimodal payment convergence. However, many agencies find that implementing necessary upgrades is cost-prohibitive, which is the biggest barrier to full adoption.
The TRB Transit Cooperative Research Program's TCRP Synthesis 144: Multimodal Fare Payment Integration documents current practices and experiences of transit agencies dealing with the complexities of multimodal fare payment convergence.
Permission to publish the abstract has been given by Transportation Research Board, Washington, copyright remains with them.
Kok, J., & Lipták, R. (2020). Multimodal Fare Payment Integration. TCRP, Synthesis 144, pp.86. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press