Tag Archives: Tom Walker

Cubic Gets $276M Contract to Update Queensland Public Transport Payment System

Cubic has secured a potential $276 million contract to design, build and operate a ticketing system for public transportation across the Australian state of Queensland. The company said Wednesday its transportation systems business will provide a technology platform equipped with contactless payment and passenger information processing tools under the contract with Queensland’s …

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Cubic to Help Develop Transport Systems for Australia via Public-Private Consortium

Cubic is part of a public-private consortium that has received a 10-year, $41.3 million grant from the government of Australia to develop smart transport and mobility technologies. Cubic said Tuesday it aims to build multimodal systems intended to help address Australia’s transportation challenges through the iMOVE Cooperative Research Center — a consortium comprised of technology companies, academic institutions and government …

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Cubic, University of Melbourne Partner to Develop Urban Transportation Systems Test Bed

Cubic‘s transportation systems business and the University of Melbourne in Australia have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly develop a national connected multimodal transport test bed. The NCMT platform will use the company’s surface transport management system and support large-scale tests of emerging technology in complex urban environments, Cubic said Thursday. Cubic and the University of Melbourne …

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Cubic Subsidiary Expands Use of Passenger Information System in Queensland; Tom Walker, Jim Perry Comment

A subsidiary of Cubic Corp. has expanded the use of its passenger information technology in the Australian northeastern state of Queensland to enable more commuters to monitor bus and ferry schedules via their mobile devices and transport information displays. Cubic Transportation Systems and Jackie Trad, Queensland deputy premier and minister for …

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Cubic Tests New Opal Smart Card Ticketing System on Sydney Ferries; Steve Shewmaker Comments

A Cubic Transportation Systems-led consortium has started fine-tuning the new Opal smart card system with test runs on Sydney ferries ahead of its rollout in public transports throughout Australia’s most populous city. Opal is a contactless smart card ticketing system for public transport in the greater Sydney area and will eventually be used by all bus, …

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