Virginia Railway Express Launches VRE Mobile

May 15, 2015

This morning, Virginia Railway Express launched their new mobile app, VRE Mobile. The press release is below and available here. We are extremely proud of the partnership with VRE and look forward to bringing mobile ticketing to other agencies in the region. Virginia Railway Express Launches VRE Mobile First transit system in the greater Washington […]

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Valley Metro app lets users track real-time bus, light rail data to better plan commutes

May 1, 2015

Valley Metro, which operates Phoenix’s public bus and light-rail system, released a mobile app in February designed to help Arizona residents commute with ease and efficiency through real-time scheduling data. The app, Ridekick, also lets users view fare options, receive service alerts and bookmark routes, according to Valley Metro. “It’s designed for anybody who uses […]

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LADOT and Mayor Garcetti Launch LA Mobile

February 17, 2015

This morning, at an invitation-only event at the Caltrans Building, The Honorable Mayor Garcetti joined Los Angeles Councilman Bob Blumenfield, Eric Eisenberg, President of the Los Angeles Transportation Commission, Saleta Reynolds, LADOT General Manager, and Tony Tom, GlobeSherpa Executive Vice President onstage to officially unveil and launch the LA Mobile ticketing app. LADOT partnered with […]

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Valley Metro Releases Ridekick Trip Planning App

February 17, 2015

Riders of Valley Metro in Phoenix, Arizona have a new app they can use to plan their trip and get real-time information as for the bus and light rail. It’s called Ridekick™ and its available for download today. Powered by GlobeSherpa, the app provides access to real-time arrival information, the ability to plan a trip […]

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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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CTA, Metra and Pace Announce Mobile Ventra App

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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