On March 30th, an episode of Innovations featuring Trapeze Group was aired on the Discovery Channel. The episode highlighted Trapeze Group’s Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) technology and the evolution of automatic fare collection in the transit industry.
Innovations is an award-winning television series hosted by the actor, director, and environmentalist, Ed Begley, Jr.
In this video, we showcase our ticket vending machines (TVMs) live on the Las Vegas strip, and talk about the evolution of fare collection since the first American transit system was created back in 1630.
As Marsha Moore, Jeff Moore and Floyd Diaz discuss in the episode, more and more transit agencies are transforming their fare collection methods to more innovative methods of fare management and payment – to adapt to new technologies, improve passenger experience, and better from advanced analytical capabilities that can help agencies understand the patterns of their riders.