All Lessons for Source

Source: Evaluation of the Central Puget Sound Regional Fare Coordination Project

Consider a consensus organizational model to help assure support and participation of partners in a regional fare card project.(4/14/2006)
Experience of seven partner public transportation agencies in the Central Puget Sound region of Washington in setting up a regional fare card program.

Examine the contextual factors and carefully manage the associated issues that will determine the success or failure of a regional fare card project.(4/14/2006)
Experience of seven partner public transportation agencies in the Central Puget Sound region of Washington in setting up a regional fare card program.

Understand the issues, strategies and trade-offs that motivate agencies to join in a regional partnership and provide appropriate support.(4/14/2006)
Experience of seven partner public transportation agencies in the Central Puget Sound region of Washington in setting up a regional fare card program.

Consider the value of implementing a limited fare pass system initially to serve as an interim experience base for a comprehensive region-wide electronic fare card system.(4/14/2006)
Experience of seven partner public transportation agencies in the Central Puget Sound region of Washington in setting up a regional fare card program.

Provide for appropriate legal support services to address the many significant legal issues faced in implementing a regional fare card project.(4/14/2006)
Experience of seven partner public transportation agencies in the Central Puget Sound region of Washington in setting up a regional fare card program.

Plan for greater time and project complexity than expected.(4/14/2006)
Experience of seven partner public transportation agencies in the Central Puget Sound region of Washington in setting up a regional fare card program.

Establish a coordinated fare structure to effectively accommodate differences in fare structures across participating agencies.(4/14/2006)
Experience of seven partner public transportation agencies in the Central Puget Sound region of Washington in setting up a regional fare card program.

Seek a variety of funding sources to support a regional fare card project, and offer a finance plan that encourages participation.(4/14/2006)
Experience of seven partner public transportation agencies in the Central Puget Sound region of Washington in setting up a regional fare card program.

Anticipate, understand, address and manage the risks associated with fare card technologies and the vendor relationship.(4/14/2006)
Experience of seven partner public transportation agencies in the Central Puget Sound region of Washington in setting up a regional fare card program.