This Whitepaper presents the business architecture and principles of operations of a system and service that give an opportunity to transit agencies and their fare system vendors to fully implement credit, debit, and bank card fare payments without jeopardizing:
- Previously made investments in closed loop systems
- Current fare system vendor relationships with transit agencies
- Fare transaction latency
- Patron experience
Public transit and fare payment processing technology strategists and executives making decisions on development and improvement of open loop fare payment systems.
Attachment 2 can be useful for potential vendors of vehicle-installed communication devices (Access Points)