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…

Transit Payments – Senior Consultant, UK

Competitive Salary and Benefits package Who we are: Consult Hyperion is an independent consultancy, globally recognized to provide thought leadership and expertise in the areas of: Payments for the 21st Century, including EMV, remote and alternative payment solutions Smart ticketing to improve transit services, Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) and Mobility-on-Demand (MoD) solutions Digital Identity and rebuilding trust…

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…

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…

Transport Ticketing Global 2020

We were at TTGlobal (28-29 Jan 2020) this year for the fifth year running. It was a much bigger event in Kensington Olympia, London, with around 30% more attendees. This blog is a summary of how the two days went for us. Day 1 The Plenary session had a surprise guest in the form of…

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…

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).

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…

Will 2022 start to drive the future of Interoperability and Inclusion?

Our overriding theme of this year’s Live5 is interoperability which will lead to inclusion. Whether this is in payments or transit, identity or as a generalised trend what we’re seeing is a collapsing of the barriers between silos. In some areas this is happening more quickly than in others.

Do I need to upgrade my Fare Collection system to support CBDC?

This week, a press release from China announced they had expanded acceptance of the digital Yuan onto public transport in 12 cities. China has led the way in the development of a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), launching a trial in 2020 which has been expanding steadily. But what does this mean? What is a…


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