Challenges for the Interoperability in public transport Fare collection

The 16th and the 17th of November 2017, Calypso Networks held in Bogota a successful 2 days of seminar dedicated to Ticketing, focused on Interoperability challenges and perspective in the LATAM region.

Reserved to Transport operators and local authorities, around 50 attendees coming from Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Peru and Equator participated to this event co-organized with the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, GSD+ and CNA. With a strong focus on interoperability, CNA emphasized very much the importance of standards, certification and the open supply eco system. The presentation of the Lisbon case study highlighted in a practical way the implementation of these focus points. In addition the latest evolutions of Calypso in terms of Open Source approach and the white book on ABT have been presented as well as the innovative services such as the Calypso Applet and Hoplink.

To complement some local schemes have been presenting their running schemes.

Medellin showed the integration of various transport modes into one single ticket platform. SUBE from Buenos Aires shared their vision on how to realize a nationwide smart ticketing scheme in Argentina.  

Strong focus was also put on the project financing. With the outline from the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank the participants received very important insights and guidance on how to approach this fundamental question.  


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