New Features Greet Riders As They Return to Transit

Everyone seems to think that MaaS (Mobility-as-a-Service) is a brand-new business model, when in fact, Transit Agencies have been providing mobility as a service for years, just without the hyphens. When I ride transit I just pay for the service when I need it or purchase a monthly pass if I expect to use it…

Lockdown for transit

A couple of weeks ago I was delighted to host one of our weekly COVID-19 webinars. We discussed the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic on public transport and how our technologies are likely to be used to help. We had two panellists from Consult Hyperion (Neil McEvoy, CEO, and Simon Laker, Principal Consultant from…

How the past (ticketing technology) can still be relevant in the future.

Last week, I attended the excellent Transport Ticketing Digital Summit which focused on advances in fare collection and Mobility as a Service (MaaS).

Merchant Payments Ecosystem 2021

When we look forward to 2021, it is no surprise that COVID-19 is the dominant factor. So far as the merchant payments world is concerned, the shape of the post-pandemic new normal transaction environment must be the key strategic consideration for stakeholders and I am desperately keen to hear the variety of informed opinion on…

Event 3 – Lockdown for Transit

Transit. In the context of COVID19, and looking forward, how will travel be impacted? Will working from home become the New Normal for many and how will that offer opportunities for Transport Operators to innovate? Is now the time for Mobility as a Service (MaaS) — will we see a rise in subscription-based services and…

Next Generation Fare Collection Systems to Improve Mobility

Our experience Consult Hyperion has extensive experience in advising on smart fare collection and payment solutions for Transit services and Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS), and supporting their development: Transit Agencies: We were the technical consultants at the heart of the original design and development of the London solution. We have since gone on to advise many others…

Shift to Contact-free Fare Collection

Lockdown for transit The global pandemic has had a devastating impact on those providing transit services due to passengers being told to stay at home and social distance. Public transport services have been maintained for essential workers only. At this time, transport operators have moved to reduced schedules to provide basic coverage and protect their…

Contact-free public transport (Part 2)

This is the second of three blogs about technologies to support contact-free use of public transport. Public transport operators have been making great efforts to make public transport safe during the pandemic. TfL recently launched a new app that makes it easier for passengers to plan their travel and avoid routes where they might come…

Contact-Free: the backdrop to Payments, Ticketing & Identity in 2021

It’s that time of year again: where’s it’s traditional to take stock and look to the future. At Consult Hyperion, we do that through our ‘Live 5’ process; where we look at major trends in business, technology and consumer attitudes and project them onto our areas of business focus, with twists of our own. This…

Contact-free public transport (Part 1)

This is the first of three blogs about technologies to support contact-free use of public transport. I heard on the radio that, despite ministers encouraging people in England back to work in their offices, most are staying at home. Commuter trains are about one-third full and buses are about 40% full. During the COVID-19 pandemic,…


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