EZfare makes mobile transit simple and easier.
13 transit systems across Ohio, Kentucky and Michigan have come together to offer a coordinated mobile ticketing app. By downloading EZfare, riders can purchase fares from multiple agencies in one location enabling them to seamlessly ride without the need for cash or lines to purchase fare.
“We believe anyone who needs or wants to go anywhere in the communities we serve should be able to use public transit to get there,” Ben Capelle, Laketran CEO and NEORide Board President
Visit www.ezfare.us for information on how to download or use EZfare.
Passengers can access EZfare and trip planning services through any of these apps.
ODOT and the FTA, have provided million in grant funding to allow the expansion of this innovative, regional project.
2020/2021: Validator Implementation
12 EZfare will launch on-board validators for the first time. These validators allow passengers to utilize the EZfare system by scanning a barcode on their mobile phone to pay their fare. This new technology increases safety for passengers and drivers by offering a touchless option for payment while boarding.
2021/2022: Stored Value Implementation
All EZfare agencies will be adding on stored value and smartcards as a result of the funding support received through the IMI Grant. The project will allow for passengers to load funds on account and utilize to buy passes through the EZfare app or smartcard.