MARTA ‘breezes’ to cloud with Cubic

Cubic Corp. announced that its Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) business division was awarded a $6.5-million contract from the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) to migrate the Cubic-operated back office system for the Breeze Card to the cloud.

Goodbye MetroCard, hello Oyster

It has been about 20 years since MTA New York City Transit phased out tokens for the now-iconic MetroCard farecard used on the system’s subways and buses. Now, the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority will be phasing in a new system similar to Transport for London’s Oyster open-payment, contactless-based fare collection system.

Cubic to upgrade Maryland MTA AFC

Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) announced Nov. 22 the award of a $4.8 million contract modification from the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) to upgrade its Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) system.

Cubic extends with MARTA

Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), on Oct. 28 announced the award of a $12.7 million, two-year contract extension from the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) for Automated Fare Collection (AFC) maintenance services.

Cubic wins Northern station gate contract

Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) announced October 24 it was awarded a contract from Northern, the U.K.’s largest train operator outside London, to supply electronic gates at its stations.

Cubic aims to go faster than the turnstile

Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), a business unit of Cubic Corporation, along with a diverse team of industry and academic partners, announced Sept. 14 a working collaboration to develop a prototype that integrates future ticketing technologies to support a doubled rate of passenger throughput at faregates in train stations.

CTA’s Ventra app wins APTA Innovation Award

Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), a business unit of Cubic Corporation, announced on August 18 that its customer Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) received the 2016 Innovation Award for the Ventra Mobile App from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA).

New from Cubic and Microsoft: NextTraffic™

Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) on June 6, 2016 announced the launch of NextTraffic™ transportation and traffic management system. The announcement took place at the ITS European Congress held in Glasgow, Scotland.

Cubic launches Ventra mobile app for CTA, Metra and Pace

Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), a business unit of Cubic Corp., on Nov. 19, 2015 released the Ventra Mobile App for Chicago Transit Authority rapid transit, Metra regional/commuter rail and Pace suburban bus riders. The “one-stop” mobile app gives transit riders the ability to plan, manage and pay for their journeys for each of the region’s agencies.

Cubic extends contract to operate, maintain Brisbane go card system

Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), a business unit of Cubic Corporation announced Nov. 19, 2015 that it has signed a three-year contract extension with TransLink commencing in September 2016, to continue operating and maintaining the go card smart card system in the Australian state of Queensland.