Conduent Transportation Selected to Provide EMV Contactless Payment System for Venice Public Transit Network
December 19 2022 - 08:45AM
Conduent Transportation, a global provider of smart mobility
technology solutions and business unit of Conduent Incorporated
(Nasdaq: CNDT), today announced that Azienda Veneziana della
Mobilità (AVM), the Municipality of Venice’s public mobility
company, has selected Conduent Transportation and Elavon, as well
as Visa, to provide a convenient EMV (Europay, Mastercard and Visa)
payment system across its public transportation network.
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This technology enhancement will allow riders to pay with
contactless credit and debit cards, offering easier access to AVM’s
local public transport service in the metropolitan area of Venice
and the integrated mobility services in the urban area.
Implementation will begin in 2023.
AVM took an innovative approach in selecting the project’s
partners, each bringing their expertise and capabilities to the
- Conduent and Elavon, a global payments company, formed a
business collaboration to support this project.
- Conduent will deliver the end-to-end technical infrastructure,
including 1,900 validators, to enable contactless payments on the
Venice transportation network.
- Elavon will provide the acquiring service, handling the
end-to-end process for credit and debit card payments.
The Conduent system will also enable travelers to use
NFC-enabled devices such as smartphones and smartwatches with
digital wallets. Fares will be calculated and optimized to the best
fare for customers.
The Venice transport network includes a fleet of 149 vessels
(water buses, speedboats, motorboats and ferries), more than 150
wharfs, 540 buses, 20 trams on two lines and two people movers.
Approximately 100-120 million passengers travel on the Venice
public transport network every year.
“The AVM mobility and public transport network is essential to
our area, so we want to be sure that our system is accessible and
convenient for residents and tourists. AVM has taken a unique
approach by facilitating a collaboration of leading providers
in order to improve the transportation system in Venice,” said
Giovanni Seno, General Manager of Gruppo AVM. “Bringing these
leading companies together from the beginning allows us to meet the
needs of our customers efficiently and in a timely manner.”
“Transportation authorities around the world are upgrading and
modernizing their systems to align with consumers who are using
technology to make life easier and faster every day. Contactless
payment systems are becoming an indispensable solution for these
systems,” said Lou Keyes, President, Transportation Solutions at
Conduent. “Through smart collaboration, AVM will be enhancing their
network and the transportation experience for the millions of
people who rely on the system annually.”
Conduent Transportation is a leading provider of automated and
analytics-based smart mobility solutions for government agencies.
These solutions, spanning roadway charging and management, parking
and curbside management, and advanced transit and public safety
systems, enable streamlined and personalized services for citizens
and travelers who use them. The company has been helping
transportation clients for more than 50 years and operates in more
than 20 countries.
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governments – creating exceptional outcomes for its clients and the
millions of people who count on them. Through our dedicated people,
processes, and technologies, Conduent solutions and services
enhance customer experience, increase efficiencies, reduce costs,
and improve performance for most Fortune 100 companies and more
than 500 government entities. Whether it’s touching three out of
every four health insured lives and delivering 45% of SNAP payments
in the U.S. or enabling 1.3 billion customer service interactions
and empowering 10 million employees through HR services worldwide,
Conduent services and solutions interact with millions of people
every day and move our clients’ operations forward. Learn more at
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