First publishedon www.ITSInternational.com
The Public Transport Authority of Western Australia has chosen Flowbird Transport Intelligence as the prime contractor for its multimodal smart card scheme, SmartRider.
The contactless electronic ticketing system uses RFID technology to provide Perth’s metropolitan region with access to bus, train and ferry services.
Flowbird will provide ongoing support services for the daily running of SmartRider on all three modes. The company says it will establish “an enhanced service and support base” in Perth to support the contract.
In Northern Ireland, Flowbird developed CloudFare, a back-office architecture for Translink's future ticketing system called CloudFare at the of the Glider bus rapid transit network in Belfast.