Author: zeddigital1

16 Feb

Modernizing local public transportation involves shifting from traditional paper-based ticketing to efficient mobile and account-based systems.

Local public transportation, particularly its ticketing systems, is experiencing a compelling demand for modernization, a necessity that is particularly acute for small to mid-sized transit agencies. These agencies often grapple with outdated ticketing processes, where passengers predominantly purchase paper tickets from physical locations like libraries, community centers, and vending machines, mostly paying in cash. This conventional method poses inefficiencies and challenges for transit agencies, as managing cash and vending machines is both costly and intricate. Additionally, this system keeps passenger identities anonymous, hindering agencies from collecting valuable customer data crucial...

2 Feb

TTG 2024 Award Finalist-Preventing Fare Evasion, Revolutionizing Mobility

In the dynamic landscape of modern transportation, the need for seamless integration and efficient management has never been more pronounced. The Intelligent Multimodal Aggregator, a finalist for the prestigious TTG 2024 Award, offering a groundbreaking solution that transforms the way we approach Mobility as a Service (MaaS). At the heart of this innovation lies ZED's multimodal transportation aggregation platform, swiftly deployed to empower transit agencies with comprehensive MaaS solutions. This cutting-edge platform seamlessly integrates various transportation modes, including on-demand services, fixed routes, vanpools, ADA/Paratransit, and bikeshares, allowing agencies to launch MaaS...

10 Oct

ViaPlus partners with ZED Digital to integrate new services into drivers’ tolling accounts

ViaPlus, a subsidiary of VINCI Highways, announces a collaboration with mobility-as-a-service provider ZED Digital (ZED) to build a multimodal route planning system linked into toll customers' online accounts. This technology collaboration will combine ZED's mobility-as-a-service platform with ViaPlus' distinctive back-office solution, which can be used to administer toll agencies' customer-facing account-management websites. Read More ...

12 May

Columbus Startup streamlining the Customer Experience in Public Venues

The platform from ZED Digital improves the effectiveness of crowd management. To ensure their safety, comfort, and effective mobility, huge crowds of people are managed and directed in public areas, at events, or at venues. To prevent crowding, congestion, and potential risks like stampedes, riots, or accidents, effective crowd control is crucial. Pre-planning, communication, crowd control measures, and technological integration are all part of effective crowd management strategies. Venues and event planners may better crowd control and enhance the overall customer experience by utilizing a variety of solutions, including digital ticketing, crowd monitoring systems, and AI-powered analytics. Crowd management has become...

3 Apr

Michigan DOT selects ZED to implement hands-free ticketing with phone in pocket

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Office of Future Mobility and Electrification (OFME) has selected ZED Digital’s hands-free ticketing solution for their Michigan Mobility Wallet Challenge. This implementation, the first of its kind in the nation, will enable transit riders in multiple cities in Michigan to board buses with their smart phone tickets in their pockets. ZED’s internet of Things sensor technology will automatically connect with the user phones in their pockets, to check for a valid ticket and inform the driver on a display unit. This will speed...

14 Mar

Contactless Payment Validation and Check-In for Public Transit and Events

ZED Digital offers Internet of Things (IoT)-based "smart environment" solutions that allow customers to make purchases using their phone in their pocket. ZIG makes it simple and convenient to buy and access tickets. Rev1 believes, and research supports, that firms with diverse leadership perform better. Yet, underprivileged founders (particularly women and people of colour) confront numerous hurdles when launching their firms, beginning with a lack of resources and early investment. DE&I Grants help level the playing field and build Ohio’s pipeline of innovative new companies. The firm has been awarded a...

10 Mar


Crowdless Ticketing Technology allows visitors to access a venuewithout having to physically interact with a ticketing agent or machine. It is becoming increasingly popular in venues that want to reduce line-ups and wait times, human contact and promote social distancing. NO LINE – UPS, NO CHECK – OUT!ZIG’s Internet of Things ( IoT ) sensors allow secure payments with a mobile phone. These over-the-air sensors offer safety benefits such as enabling faster and seamless payment, avoid touching payment processor surfaces and swiping cards A seamless checkout experience for ticketing is not just a convenience, it's an expectation in today's digital...

10 Mar

Touchless Fare Collection with All-Door Boarding

Touch-less boarding is a critical step in protecting frontline transit workers and riders. Have you considered adding a sensor-based validator to your mobile ticketing app to validate payments? ZIG Transit integrates sensor technology and a smartphone app to let users validate contactless tickets and board at any door. Our no-touch sensor validators shorten boarding wait times while enhancing rider security. If the sensors are put at the front or back entrance, they will instantly connect via Bluetooth to the rider's smartphone and verify the ticket. To detect fare evasion, a live visual display...

2 Mar

Mobility as a service with multimodal trip planner

ZIG offers a big data platform with rider analytics that includes the trip origin and destination, first and last-mile forms of transportation, and system performance. The ZIG platform allows for multimodal trip planning with all forms of transportation by fusing many modes into a single itinerary, significantly increasing the efficiency and practicality of travel planning. For in-app booking of tolls, public transit, and other modes, ZIG provides a one-stop solution Users may acquire all the information they require in one location rather than looking up numerous transit alternatives and schedules across several sources....