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Multimodal Fare Payment Integration (2020)

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Suggested Citation:"Abbreviations and Acronyms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Multimodal Fare Payment Integration. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25734.
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51 Abbreviations and Acronyms Abbreviations 2-D two-dimensional API application programming interface BRT bus rapid transit CRM customer relationship management EFPS electronic fare payment system EMV Europay, MasterCard, and Visa ID identification MaaS Mobility as a Service NFC near-field communication NS Nederlandse Spoorwegen (Dutch Railways) PCI payment card industry PII personally identifiable information QR Quick Response (code) RTD Regional Transportation District SaaS Software as a Service SNCB Société national des chemins de fer belges TAP Transit Access Pass

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Nearly all transit agencies are seeing potential benefits to multimodal payment convergence. However, many agencies find that implementing necessary upgrades is cost-prohibitive, which is the biggest barrier to full adoption.

The TRB Transit Cooperative Research Program's TCRP Synthesis 144: Multimodal Fare Payment Integration documents current practices and experiences of transit agencies dealing with the complexities of multimodal fare payment convergence.


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