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  • Cabcharge to accept Alipay to tap lucrative Chinese tourism market

    ​Chinese tourists and business travellers taking taxis in Australia will soon be able to pay their fare with Alipay, following a partnership between the payment platform’s operator Ant Financial Services and Cabcharge Australia.

    Written by George Nott06 Feb. 18 10:23
  • Vic transport authority seeking CISO

    ​Victoria’s public transport agency is seeking a chief information security officer to replace the departing Carsten Boeving.

    Written by George Nott13 Sept. 17 12:10
  • ARTC signs Telstra to upgrade train communication system

    The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has signed ten-year contract with Telstra to manage security of supply, maintenance and enhancement to its National Train Communications System (NTCS).

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner25 Aug. 15 15:07
  • Measurement system detects subway travellers’ movements

    A new study has revealed a measurement system that detects subway travellers’ movements to help public transport planners make smarter decisions around future investment and management.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett13 Aug. 15 13:50
  • Opal goes live on Sydney city trains

    Sydney train customers can now use the Opal card for some train trips, with more than 4600 customers now signed up for Opal cards following a trial on trains which began nearly two weeks ago.

    Written by Stephanie McDonald14 June 13 13:22
  • SmartTrans signs China mobile lottery deal

    SmartTrans' (ASX:SMA) Chinese subsidiary will become exclusive provider of mobile phone lottery service V1for the nation's largest mobile operator

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling07 March 11 21:26
  • Former Mars chocolate IT leader appointed Qantas CIO

    Qantas has appointed Paul Jones as its new group chief information officer, after a position at Mars where he was the IT head for its global chocolate division.

    Written by Rodney Gedda24 Feb. 11 11:20
  • NSW Transport Construction Authority gets new CIO

    Former NSW housing CIO, Vladas Leonas, has taken the top IT job at another NSW government department, the NSW Transport Construction Authority (TCA).

    Written by Rodney Gedda03 Feb. 11 10:06
  • Transport commission aims IT at $3B in savings

    The National Transport Commission (NTC) has outlined its use of new technology and telemetrics as a way to reduce costs and improve productivity.

    Written by Lisa Banks12 Aug. 10 05:15
  • Transurban shares on the rise

    The company's share price has climbed 26% since rejecting a takeover offer from Canadian investors

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling06 Nov. 09 15:41