We all know 2020 was a year like no other. If there’s one takeaway from it all, is that we work in an industry that is resilient, evolving, and adapting. But we’re adapting in a way that remains focused on our collective mission—to create and provide sustainable transportation options enhancing mobility for all across North America.

Full of challenges and change, 2020 was a year none of us will forget any time soon. But before we officially close the door on 2020, we wanted to take a moment to highlight and re-share some of the most impactful content Genfare published last year.

Mass Transit QuickChat with Genfare CRO Daria van Engelen

Mass Transit Executive Editor Mischa Wanek-Libman speaks with Daria van Engelen, Chief Revenue Officer of Genfare, to discuss the rapid move toward contactless fare technologies and what the future of fare collection and management could look like.

Check out the QuickChat.

Resilient Mobility: Genfare’s Contactless Fare Solutions Briefing

The COVID-19 pandemic created serious operational challenges for mobility. The precipitous decline in ridership and revenue, combined with pressing health and safety concerns requires practical, flexible, forward-looking solutions to carry riders and transit staff safely through this evolving crisis.

Genfare’s decades-long history of providing innovative fare collection solutions means that we’re uniquely poised to grapple with novel challenges.

Check out the briefing.

Genfare’s Firsts: Our Industry Contributions

Since our founding in 1980, Genfare has continually developed innovative hardware and software solutions to reduce fare processing costs, increase convenience, and advance transit’s collective mission.

We have been on the forefront of public transit technology introducing many firsts to our industry—from developing the electronic registering farebox to integrating onboard barcode functionality. Take a look at the infographic below to see just some of our firsts throughout our many years of service and involvement in the industry we love so much.

Check out the infographic.

As 2021 gets underway, the start of a new year brings hope to us all. The Genfare Team is feeling optimistic, and we send best wishes for a prosperous 2021.