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Market Trends: Mobile Ticketing for Public Transportation, Worldwide, 2012

Published: 11 September 2012

ID: G00226638

Analyst(s): Sandy Shen


The deployment of mobile ticketing and the migration to open fare systems are two important trends in public transportation. This opens up opportunities for traditional and nontraditional transport technology providers.

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Market Trend

  • The Market Is Moving Toward Mobile and Open Fare Systems
    • Mobile Ticketing Is Heading for Large-Scale Adoption
    • The Open Fare System Is the Future for Mass-Transit Fare Systems
  • Technology Trend
    • Bar Code Is Fast and Robust
    • NFC Faces Technical and Business Hurdles

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