New e-ticketing system for Split Promet bus service ready in July
June 5, 2022 – The Split Promet bus service is set to introduce significant changes from next month, with a new electronic ticketing system likely to make life easier for many passengers this summer.
As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, a new electronic ticketing system was recently presented at the Zlatna vrata cinema for the Split Promet bus service, which will be partially launched from July 1, 2022.
The value of the project amounts to almost 24 million kuna, of which 60.48% was financed by the European Union (EU). The system providers are King ICT and Corvus Info, as reported by Slobodna Dalmacija.
The Split Promet bus service system was presented by Zoran Ranogajec, Key Customer Manager at King ICT.
“We are getting closer to large developed cities and we currently have the most advanced system in all of Croatia. Its modules include vending machines, ticket sales, ticket sales to drivers but with the use of bank cards, apps for ticket inspectors, vehicle ticket validators and mobile and web apps available through Android and iOS platforms,” Ranogajec said.
He noted that with this system, ticket purchases for the Split Promet bus service will be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and these tickets can be validated upon boarding the bus, and passengers will receive also tickets. in electronic form. In addition to all this, there will be a map of the lines and the location of the new ticket machines throughout the city.
Information about the schedule of the Split Promet bus service will be constantly available in real time, and there will be signs with information about the city’s local bus lines at the stations and at the terminal itself, and this will also be possible to consult via the web application.
Miroslav Delic, director of the Split Promet bus service, said that the implementation of the system will take place from the beginning of July to the beginning of August and stressed that the current zonal fare model will change.
“Now each local authority determines the fare based on their income, the changes are in line with the 2019-2023 traffic stimulus plan. We are realizing a vision that many once saw with a healthy dose of disbelief. The direction in which public transport will continue to develop remains a political domain,” concluded Delic.
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