PESHAWAR: TransPeshawar, the operator of the Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), has won the ‘best smart ticketing programme’ award given by the United Kingdom-based Transport Ticketing Global.

A statement issued here said the award was in recognition of the TransPeshawar’s efforts to ease the lives of a large segment of society using innovative solutions.

It said LMK Resources Private Limited was the technology partner of TransPeshawar for smart ticketing solution and services for the Peshawar BRT system.

The winners were announced during the 10th annual awards, which took place on June 28, 2022 in London.

The award recognises any public transport authority and their technology partner that have launched a successful smart ticketing programme in the last two years.

The network to which the programme applies should serve 200,000 or more daily journeys.

The award takes into account user-adoption, duration, sustainability and any other factors that make the project stand out.

TransPeshawar won the award among a group of six finalists.

Transport Ticketing Global is a global smart ticketing and mobility community that gathers a truly global audience of leading smart ticketing and mobility experts from 71 countries.

A representative of LMK Resources received the award on behalf of TransPeshawar.

Published in Dawn, July 21st, 2022

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