From cash to contactless: Open Payment improving the way passengers travel in Lyon.
In May 2022, SYTRAL Mobilités and Worldline successfully launched Open Payment service across all modes of public transport in Lyon, providing customers with an innovative, integrated and multi-modal service.This innovative and large-scale project is providing seamless and cashless journeys to thousands of passengers in Lyon every day.
Webinar presentation: "Demystifying Contactless Open Loop Payment in Public Transport"
This webinar, featuring various members from the Forum, outlined the advantages and benefits of contactless open loop payment, helped to understand the basic rules, requirements and processes, explained the technical preconditions needed; and provided an opportunity to discuss the challenges of implementing contactless open loop payment.
Case study publication: Transit agencies deliver open-loop convenience with Discover® Global Network
This case study, by Discover Global Network, explores how New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) implemented open loop payment into their network.
White paper: Open Loop Payment in Public Transport
This whitepaper, created by members of the Forum, explores the basics of open loop payments in public transport and discussed how it differs from other and more historic ticketing approaches.
White paper: Global Urban Mobility and Financial Inclusion: A Virtuous Circle
This whitepaper by Visa discusses how the payment provider works with government and transportation agencies to develop forward-thinking transportation systems that are safe, secure and provide more people with greater access to these vital resources.
Podcast: Let's Talk About Transport
In this podcast by Forum partner Flowbird, Forum Coordinator Andrea Soehnchen from UITP talks about the rise of Open Payments in transport environments.
Publication: The Future of Transportation Mobility in the Age of the Megacity
The aim of this report by Visa is to establish the challenges consumers currently face when making their daily journeys in some of the world’s largest cities, and to determine what developments and changes could help improve their travel experience in the future.
Publication: Digital Payments for Urban Mobility: Helping Cities Become Greener and More Connected
This brief by Visa captures how digital payments can make transportation systems more environmentally sustainable and logistically efficient.
Article: Costa Rica launched national electronic payment system for public transportation
This article explores how Costa Rica launched a national electronic payment system for public transportation and how it prepares for the launch of electronic payment on buses, in the first half of 2022.