UITP’s member Ridango, the Estonian transport information technology provider, was awarded first prize at the Transport Ticketing Global Awards in the Best Smart Ticketing Programme category for its ticketing solution implemented in Sörmland County in Sweden. It was the second time in a row that Ridango won the award.
According to the judges in the award jury, the solution was “an impressive progress at a regional level, which has real potential to shift modal split towards public transport”.
Ridango’s ticketing system has been live for 2 months and already during the first month more than 57,000 travel cards were issued to Sörmland’s county citizens. The number of validation exceeded 80,000 during the same period.
The new ticketing system also provides accurate location and validation data for different applications, enabling multiple functionalities from vehicle positioning to space availability predictions.
Ridango is an Estonian technology company in the field of transit ticketing, payments and real-time information solutions, founded in Tallinn in 2009. The company joined UITP in 2016.