Urban rail business news

The latest business news from the global urban rail supply industry.

Automating payments for concessionary journeys

22 Oct 2018

UK: Fujitsu subsidiary Applied Card Technologies has launched an automated service designed to streamline the process of reimbursing transport operators for journeys made using transport authorities’ concessionary travel ... more

Bentley Systems acquires pedestrian simulation company

18 Oct 2018

LEGION: Bentley Systems has acquired London-based Legion, which develops software to model the interaction of pedestrians with each other and physical obstacles in spaces such as stations, streets, airports and sports ... more

Siemens Mobility has made a 'substantial' investment in Padam, which provides white-label software-as-a-service for managing on-demand transport operations.

Siemens Mobility invests in on-demand transport software company

18 Oct 2018

PADAM: Siemens Mobility has made a 'substantial' investment in Padam, which provides white-label software-as-a-service for managing on-demand transport operations. Terms were not disclosed, and Padam will remain an independent ... more

Contactless payment guidance published

16 Oct 2018

USA: Cross-industry body the US Payments Forum has published guidance developed by its Transit Contactless Open Payments Working Committee which is designed to assist transport agencies with the implementation of EMV contactless ... more