Nextendis joins Visa Ready for Transit to promote innovation for transit systems
By enrolling in Visa Ready for Transit, Nextendis is helping transit operators around the world to implement next generation of contactless fare payment and enhancement of their user experience.
Paris, November 11, 2019 – Nextendis, an independent consultancy providing advice and guidance on digital technologies, announced today it has joined 100 partners enrolled in the Visa Ready for Transit program. Through Nextendis’ work with Visa, Nextendis provides strategic guidance and technical expertise to banks and transit agencies in the implementation of next generation of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) integrating Open Payment services.
Contactless transit open payments offers simplicity of use and enhancement of the customer experience by avoiding the need to pre-purchase a ticket/fare card or stand in line to reload their fare card.
For Transit operators, contactless transit solutions allow the delivery of a fast, easy and secure customer experience and streamline fare collection, reduced operational costs and fraud and enhanced ability to understand customer traveling behavior while boosting ridership through an improved customer experience.
The Visa Ready for Transit program provides transit agencies with access to partners, like Nextendis, with international proven expertise and a combined knowledge of payment, public transit and urban mobility ecosystems.
Since 2008, Nextendis is deeply involved in helping transit agencies to procure contactless ticketing solutions and Mobility as a Service (MaaS) platforms, leveraging on an active contribution to ITS standardization work at CEN and ISO levels.
Nextendis supported the very first Open Payment projects roll out in France and in Europe, by providing strategic guidance, project management as well as technical support both to acquiring banks and transit agencies.
With a proven expertise in contactless payment and transport ticketing, Nextendis consultants are ready to assist banks and transit agencies in rolling out open payment services into their transit ticketing and mobility platform solutions, helping transit agencies and riders realize the benefits of tapping to ride with a contactless card or digital wallet.
Nextendis is an independent consultancy providing advice and guidance for digital projects in the telecoms, payment and public transport areas. With both technology and domain expertise, Nextendis consultants are providing support during your whole project life cycle from inception to delivery.
Nextendis has established itself at the international level as a key partner for companies and local authorities implementing innovative projects in the following fields: contactless mobile services, payment methods and sustainable mobility.