SFMTA and GlobeSherpa to Launch Mobile Fare Payment Pilot

January 5, 2015

This morning, The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) announced that it will partner with GlobeSherpa to pilot a new mobile ticketing application using the GlobeSherpa platform. The pilot is expected to begin in the summer of 2015 and will allow riders in the SF area to purchase, store, and use single or multiple Muni […]

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Technology Collaboration To Enable Smart Transit Payment Solution

November 3, 2014

BEA, DIGINOME & GLOBESHERPA combine equipment, software and mobile payment experience in single AFC payment system New System allows open payment via smartcard or mobile technology Allows transit agencies to move away from expensive, proprietary payment systems San Jose, CA October 30, 2014 – BEA Transit Technologies, Diginome, Inc. and GlobeSherpa Inc. today announce a […]

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GlobeSherpa Wins OEN Launch Stage Company of the Year!

October 18, 2014

On Wednesday, October 15, at a gala event to honor Oregon’s brightest, boldest, and best entrepreneurs, GlobeSherpa was selected as the 2014 Oregon Entrepreneurs Network Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards Launch Stage Company of the Year! It is an honor to be recognized by the OEN as a Tom Holce award recipient and a privilege to […]

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Da Sherpas! GlobeSherpa Goes to Chicago

October 16, 2014

Today, GlobeSherpa reached new heights when the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Board of Directors approved our company’s development of a new mobile app for all Chicago area transit riders. The app is designed to bring the functionality of the existing Ventra transit card to riders’ smartphones. This is a significant step towards making it easier […]

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The Tradeoff Between Online and Offline Functionality

September 24, 2014

Last Friday, Apple released the much anticipated iPhone 6. Since that time, a very small number of users of the TriMet Tickets application have reported that tickets do not appear in the app when they moved from their old device to the new device. All registered users have had their tickets restored by contacting the […]

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A New Look: TriMet Tickets Redesigned for Android

September 10, 2014

Yesterday, GlobeSherpa released a design update to the TriMet Tickets mobile ticketing application for Android users. This design update is significant and introduces a whole new look and feel based on Google’s design principles and guidelines. This Android design update follows on the heels of a redesigned app for iOS7 and is our latest step […]

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TriMet Selects GlobeSherpa to Develop Next Generation Mobile Apps

August 21, 2014

This morning we announced that TriMet, provider of bus, light rail and commuter rail transit services in the Portland, Oregon metro area, has selected GlobeSherpa to design, build, test, and deploy new mobile applications as part of an electronic fare payment system (eFare). The eFare project will revolutionize the way transit customers in the region […]

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GlobeSherpa Wins 2014 Juniper Research Future Mobile Award

August 5, 2014

We are thrilled to announce that this morning Juniper Research, a leading provider of research and analytical services to the global hi-tech communications sector based in Hampshire, UK, awarded GlobeSherpa with the prestigious Juniper Research Future Mobile Award in the Mobile Ticketing category. You can read the press release here. The Future Mobile Awards are […]

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Welcome GlobeSherpa Interns!

August 1, 2014

The GlobeSherpa offices are humming this summer as we prepare to release thought-leading mobile applications in Los Angeles (LADOT) and Phoenix, AZ (Valley Metro) and drive forward important projects with TriMet, Portland Streetcar, Virginia Railway Express and others. To help support this work and provide valuable on the ground experience, GlobeSherpa is thrilled to welcome […]

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GlobeSherpa Welcomes Brian McBride as Senior Developer

July 11, 2014

We are pleased to announce today that Brian McBride, an entrepreneurial and energetic professional with extensive full stack development and design experience is joining the company as Senior Developer. Brian brings more than 18 years of experience developing apps, games, and interactive media to the position, most recently serving as owner, developer, and creative director […]

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