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Portland becomes first U.S. city allowing riders to buy transit tickets with a smartphone

Starting next Wednesday in Portland, public transit riders can say goodbye to paper tickets and hello to proof of payment via your smartphone. TriMet, Oregon’s largest provider of bus, light rail and commuter rail transit services, will debut its new e-ticket app next week. Essentially, the free app eliminates the need to purchase paper tickets from a machine… Read More

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Portland becomes first city to let you buy transit tickets with your smartphone

More and more paper products are going digital, and now, Portland’s transit ticketing system is the latest to do the same. TriMet, Oregon’s largest provider of bus, light rail and commuter rail transit services, today unveiled its new e-ticket app that was built by GlobeSherpa, a Portland-based provider of secure mobile ticketing software and services. Essentially, the free app… Read More

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Mobile-ticketing startup GlobeSherpa lands $1.3M to sell transit tickets on the go

GlobeSherpa, a Portland-based provider of secure mobile ticketing software and services, today announced a $1.3 million series B capital funding led by The Oregon Angel Fund to help the startup expand its business across the globe.  “We are excited to be supported by investors at the Oregon Angel Fund (OAF), who saw the success and solutions we’ve provided… Read More