Implementing Contactless Fare Collection Systems
The National Transit Institute is pleased to announce that its two-day course, Implementing Contactless Fare Collection Systems, is being offered at two convenient locations.
City of Brownsville
March 18-19, 2010
Kansas City Area Transportation Authority
Kansas City, MO
April 6-7, 2010
The Implementing Contactless Fare Collection Systems course is designed to help transit professionals recognize and plan for the complexities associated with implementing a new fare collection system for an individual agency or on a regional basis. Topics include:
- The relationship among fare policy, structure, and technology
- Components of a contactless fare collection system and applicable standards
- Fare processing and contactless models
- Fare payment technology implications and considerations
- Managing a contactless fare collection project using Systems Engineering
- Keys to successful project implementation
- Industry experiences with implementing contactless fare collection systems
This is an introductory level course designed for transit professionals whose responsibilities include some or all of the following related to fare collection: Setting policy, establishing strategic direction, procuring systems, and managing and operating fare collection systems and activities. The course is facilitated by industry professionals with extensive experience in implementing fare collection systems.
The course is free to public transit agency employees and government employees involved in public transportation. For all others, tuition is $450.00. Registration for this course can be found on the NTI Web site at http://www.ntionline.com/CourseInfo.asp?CourseNumber=TRI-29.
For more information, contact NTI Program Coordinator Greta Ritz at 732-932-1700, extension 255, or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org. The local FTA Region 10 contact is Annette Le at (206) 220-4461 or e-mail email@example.com.
R. F. Krochalis