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|ZIG, our fully automated mobile ticketing solution is the first of its kind to offer a completely hands-free experience to public transit riders.
ZIG shifts the fare collection system from being ‘card tap’ or “scan centric”, to fully hands-free ticketing where the user boards the bus with the phone in their pocket. Powered by our Internet of Things sensor-based fare validators installed onboard public transit vehicles, our mobile ticketing solution completely automates the ticketing experience for transit riders.
BENEFITS OF ZIG TICKETLESS MOBILE TICKETING
1. Frictionless travel for riders, offers a completely hands-free boarding experience.
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ZED ranked among the top 3 in mobile ticketing awards for public transportation
June 23, 2021
ZED Digital Smart Bus solution ZIG was named among the top three Ticketing Technologies of the Year, in the Digital Transport Ticketing Awards Challenge for 2021. This award is the most coveted and challenging category. It selects the best ticketing technologies each year that are set to transform ticketing as we know it.
ZIG is the first be-in-be-out ticketing solution to be successfully introduced in North America. This Internet of Things sensors with a mobile app offers ticketless ticketing and completely streamlines the mobile ticketing purchase and boarding process for riders. It enables users to pay for transit fares and board buses with the phone in their pockets. In addition, the solution provides a real-time view of the crowding and social distancing on buses on rider smartphones. It provides riders with a line-up-free, touchless, and hands-free boarding onto transit buses.
The ZIG solution combines Mobility as a Service trip planner. It enables users to plan trips, pay, and way find places of interest in one single app. It displays travel time and costs to reach the venues via different transportation modes including car, bus, rail, rideshare, bikeshare, scooters, taxis, interurban travel with Greyhound, and more. Toll road alternatives with costs are featured.
The app can sync to the rider’s calendar or Fitbit to encourage timely, healthy, and green mobility options for their trip. The ZIG app is available now on the App Store and Google Play, with links at https://izig.app/.
ARE YOU LOOKING TO PROCURE A MOBILE TICKETING SOLUTION?
Cybersecurity for mobile ticketing solutions is of growing concern for Transit Agencies as the Pandemic has increased the use of contactless payments. Many high-profile attacks and breaches have reported a loss in millions. Transportation agencies have already been affected by the breach, but the right measures can be taken relative to customer education, service process rigor, payments technology, and fraud preventive and detective controls to mitigate the security risks.
Securing a rider’s payment and purchases are essential to earning their trust and vital to the bottom line of your transit agency. Have you evaluated the security protocols implemented by the various mobile ticketing and hardware validators in the market?
PROTECTION for RIDERS & DRIVERS
While several studies do not find links between transit use and COVID-19 spread, the fear of contracting the virus on public transportation is a major obstacle for transit agencies. With the Pandemic heating back up, here are some innovative contact-less technologies to restore rider’s confidence in public transportation.
Here are some top transit technologies and tools you can leverage in 2021 to increase rider confidence in public transit and safeguard passengers’ and employees’ health.
Touchless boarding is a critical step in protecting frontline transit workers and riders. Have you considered adding touchless validators to your mobile ticketing solution to validate payments, but you are unsure how it works for all-door boarding?
ZIG Transit uses sensor technology and a smartphone app to enable passengers to board at any door with contactless ticket validation. Our solution enables hands-free boarding by validating fares instantly as users board, without riders having to remove their smartphone from their bags, scan a QR code, or tap a card. Our no-touch sensor validators reduce boarding delays and increase rider safety.
Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions about frictionless fare validators for all-door boarding!!
How Touchless fare validators can increase driver and passenger safety in a post-COVID era
The COVID-19 crisis has officially put a stranglehold on America’s way of life. Public transportation, as we know it, has been widely disrupted. Work from home will probably not continue at the same level it is today. Transit ridership will likely rebound however new best practices will emerge with regard to passenger health and safety.
COLUMBUS, OH, March 27, 2020 – Given the critical need to stop the spread of the coronavirus in the U.S., Transit agencies are faced with the challenges of temporary fare suspension, service reductions, higher cleaning costs, and a severe decrease in ridership. There is a need to enhance driver and rider health safety if public transportation is to continue to be viable in this new era of social distancing.
This latest technology provides valuable data and analytics insights for modern-day city planning
High-speed internet and the increasing use of smartphones on a daily base over the last decade have led to increased use of emerging technology such as the Internet of Things. The average US adult spent 3:34 hours/day on mobile devices in 2019, according to EMarketer Inc. This trend will continue through 2020 and has now led to the onset of the use of mobile apps where riders can receive on-demand and integrated mobility options for riding public transportation, rideshare, and bike-share services all in one single app.
Smart solutions are so vital to our routine activity that everyone is always looking for new apps and tools to make their lives easier and that includes the public transportation. Just getting from point A to point B it’s not enough anymore.