Presentation on theme: "Travel Cards in Finland Interoperability and collaboration Tallin 2009-10-22 Pertti Heinonen October 2009."— Presentation transcript:
Travel Cards in Finland Interoperability and collaboration Tallin Pertti Heinonen October 2009
2 Development of Bus Cards in Turku 1991 December 1996 April – November 1999 November – 2000 February2005 June “Fifty-Fifty” (Combi card) and the latest Bus Cards in Helsinki metropolitan area, YTV Helsinki / YTV:s Bus Cards YTV Travel Card YTV Travel Card for single use
3 History of travel cards in Finland 1988 first contact cards in use 1991 the first pilot with contactless cards 1992 the first contactless card based system in use 2001 contactless cards in use in Helsinki area At the moment contactless or dual interface cards are in use everywhere except State Railways (in long distance traffic) The number of cards in use is almost 2.0 M Single tickets based mainly on paper tickets Mobile phones can be used in Helsinki as a single tickets in rail and as a tourist ticket in Turku
4 Used technologies Contact cards Contactless cards Idesco (low frequency technology) Mifare Classic 1K, Ultralight Desfire 4K Dual Interface cards The new systems will be based on ISO standards
5 Travel card systems in Finland Thenumber ofvehiclesCardsissuedStepins/dayCardtechnologySupplier**)SingleSerieSeasonValue Helsinki Area18201,2 M1 M IDEM, BC, WE, LA, TE xxx Turku276130K100K ID, DF, KO BC, WE xxx Tampere237140K110K MF,GEC, SDIF,KO LC, TE xxxx Oulu16045K32K ID, SDIF, KO BC xxx Koiviston Auto K75K ID, MF, KO BC, PC xxx Matkah. ***) K300K KO, SDIFUN xxx *) ID = Idesco, MF = Mifare, KO = Kontakti, SDIF = Setec Dual Interface, MF = MIfare **)EM = Ementor, BC = Buscom, WE = Western, LA = Lancro, TE = Tietoenator ***)Matkahuollon osalta ajoneuvojen määrä sisältää kaikki ajoneuvot, joissa Matkahuollon kortti kelpaa
6 Volumes Tampere Region In use since 1995/(2000) 400 buses 150,000 cards in use 50 selling points 110,000 boarding/day 25 million journeys/year Mifare 1K cards (+ Matkahuolto´s contact card) Turku Region In use since 1996/(2000) 300 buses 110,000 cards in use 4 selling points 100,000 boarding/day 24 million journeys/year Desfire 4K cards (+ Matkahuolto´s contact card)
7 Travel Card Forum Finland 1/2 Founded 2004 Members City of Turku, Public Transport Office; Helsinki Metropolitan Area Council;Tampere City Transport;Helsinki City Transport; VR (State Railways); Koskilinjat; Koiviston Auto, Matkahuolto Ltd; Finnish Public Transport Association, The Ministry of Transport and Communications of Finland Chairman: Pertti Heinonen, City of Turku Secretary: Pekka Aalto, Finnish Public Transport Association
8 Travel Card Forum Finland 2/2 Meeting point for travel card users Promoting interoperable solutions Working methods Making studies Travel card solutions in Finland and requirements for the future solutions Travel Card Solutions worldwide and the trends for the future The comparison of travel card standards Seminars Suppliers presentations for the future solutions (in March 2005) Travel Card Standards ( ) Regular meetings
9 Target for the future travel cards Interoperability Standardized at least at the national level International co-operation Mobile phone as a “vending machine” and as a ticket Open systems Cashless vehicles
10 eTicket-concept Time based ticket product The ticket is able to be stored into: Card for single use Travel Card for separate ticket product and Mobile phone.
Singapore – check in / check out Payment system is based on the distance of the journey distance in kilometres, 0,8 kilometres / share The funds provision is made in the beginning of the journey via checking in varies according to the mode of transport and lines, paying attention to the customer group, time of the day is also effected. The final price at the end of the journey via checking out. Travel changes are under compensation 11
13 A 24 h travel ticket by text message
14 BRAHE-passenger information system Features of the BRAHE virtual monitor mobile-version Requires mobile phone with Java-support. Can be dowloaded by sending sms-message to receive download-link.
15 Mobile phones serve as payment cards
Thank you! Pertti Heinonen Administrative Director City of Turku Public Transport Office GSM