Fare Integration Ambitions for Public Transport in the Budapest Region
An overview is given on the fare integration ambitions in the Budapest region including 170 settlements and approximately 3.3 million inhabitants and serving more than 85% of the commuters...

Travel Cards in the Year 2000: The Helsinki Region Ushers in the Smart Card Era
Once the travel card system for the Helsinki region is fully implemented, it will be one of the most advanced ticket sales and fare collection systems around. Passengers will carry remote...

MetroCard: Automating New York City's Public Transit System
On January 6, 1994, New York City Transit introduced Automated Fare Collection to the largest transit system in the world. Known as MetroCard, this system of Automated Fare Collection...

Innovative Electronic Fare Collection: Hanaro Traffic Cards
Pusan adopted a 'Hanaro Traffic Card' system for its transit system, using contactless smart card technology. It has many notable and unique features. It is a contactless, prepaid and...

Urban Public Transportation in Seoul: System, Operation, Use by People
A review is given on two of the most predominant public transit modes in Seoul, the subway and bus systems. The contents include important characteristics of these modes in terms of system...

Public Transport Fare Integration with Smart Cards in Seoul

Configuration Optimization of AVI Lanes at Toll Collection Stations

Apply Internet in Railway Passenger Ticket System

Contact-Free IC Cards for New Railway Ticket Systems
Two types of smart cards which can communicate with an automatic gate machine without contact are developed. The first one uses medium wave radio as communication media. The microprocessor...

Operations and Maintenance of AGT: Miami and Vancouver

A Model for Assessing Bus System Service and Fare Changes
This paper describes a performance indicator-based microcomputer spreadsheet model developed for the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Bus System. The Service Fare Adjustment (SFA) Model...

An Improved Method to Predict Annual Transit Fare Revenues from Mid-Year Results
Effective short-term financial management of transit systems requires the same three general actions necessary to manage all service oriented industries: 1)monitoring of short term (usually...

Street Fares
An argument is made for imposing user fees to amass funds for repair and maintenance of local roads and streets. These infrastructure services have to compete for local general property...

Performance Evaluation and Optimization of Transit Operation
This paper discusses the use of a Performance Evaluation Model in evaluating the effect of short term policy changes including fares, service frequencies, route coverage, and route alignment....

Improved Management and Training in Public Transit
This paper presents a user-friendly, interactive method that can be used by transit managers to improve service efficiency and productivity. Using this method for evaluating operating...

DEL: A Fare Revenue Forecasting Model
As there could be several pricing alternatives producing the same amount of overall fare revenue, the solution search usually requires judgement in light of the predefined set of objectives...

A Fare Demonstration in a Chicago Corridor
In response to various factors, a fare and transfer demonstration encompassing commuter rail and bus services in a major Chicago corridor was designed and implemented in early 1982. Experience...

A Market Pricing Approach to Fares
The Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA's) historical 'one city - one fare' policy overlooks an important principle elucidated in the current...

Transit Fare and Marketing Innovations to Increase Revenue
Limited transit operating subsidies and the need to increase revenues necessitate that public transit agencies evaluate and implement new fare policies and fare-related marketing programs...

Pricing and Revenue Yield

 

 

 

 

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