Checking smart card information using a mobile device

Introducing people to your mobile app via the use of smart card functionality helps get network and ticketing information into more passenger's hands. We worked with Nottingham City Council to bring a virtual Ticket Vending Machine to their multi-operator Robin Hood app, accessible from anywhere.

30th January 2018

Understanding the UK Cards Association Contactless Transit models

The subtleties between different contactless payment models can be hard to grasp. We've created an infographic to help explain these transit models.

15th January 2018

2017: Year in Review

Season's Greetings from the team at Passenger. 2017 has been an exciting year. We welcomed 10 new operating companies to the platform across iOS, Android and web apps. Take a look at our 2017 in numbers.

22nd December 2017

“Plan, Buy, Go” mobile app launch for Transdev Blazefield

We are excited to launch Passenger apps for Transdev, bringing this multiple brand strategy into a single integrated mobile app, covering the whole Transdev region.

19th December 2017

Raising the profile of the humble bus

Throughout 2017, Passenger deployments have enabled our customers to promote their businesses in new ways, at a time when shared mass transport is faced with a rapidly evolving future.

29th November 2017

Record four week Passenger app deployment for Cardiff Bus

Thanks to a great effort from the teams at both Passenger and Cardiff Bus, new Passenger information apps were deployed as a seamless update, in less than four weeks.

18th October 2017

Double “Supplier of the Year” shortlisting

Our approach to delivering apps with a high level of user experience design and reliability has led us to receive excellent both operator and customer feedback. We are glad to have been nominated as “Supplier of the Year” in two prestigious national and international awards.

28th September 2017

Exploring Mobility-as-a-Service with London Midland Labs rail accelerator

The team at Passenger join London Midland Labs, an accelerator programme for new technology products with a focus on the future of travel and mobility.

26th September 2017

How accurate is real-time passenger information?

Passengers increasingly rely on real-time public transport information since traditional timetables are no longer perceived as a reliable source. But how accurate is this real-time information? We have compared 3 different SIRI-SM providers and published the results in a white paper.

18th September 2017

Why we’re working on an app chatbot

Can a chatbot that doesn't sleep help customer service teams to resolve transport queries in real time? Based on the data we've seen from our Passenger apps, we think so.

28th July 2017

Inter-organisational collaboration essential to solve the UK’s complex transport data challenges

Local authority budget cuts are creating new types of inter-organisational collaboration. Attendees at Landor’s Digital Transport Exchange conference in Oxford agreed "we have run out of money. It's time to start thinking."

18th July 2017

Software and transport experts working closely on driverless tech at IMCreate

Autonomous vehicles are no longer science fiction, but that doesn’t mean it’s all figured out. We supported Transport Catapult’s IMCreate event where software teams spent the weekend innovating new ideas to help overcome some of the challenges.

6th July 2017