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Cubic to Discuss Mobility Innovation at BRIDGE Spring 2017 in San Francisco

Cubic Transportation Systems’ executive to highlight the evolution of innovative payment technologies

San Diego, CA – WEBWIRE

Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), a business unit of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), announced that Boris Karsch, strategy vice president for CTS, will speak on the future of urban mobility and payment innovation at BRIDGE Spring 2017, to be held in San Francisco on June 1. BRIDGE is a collaboration of public, private, non-profit and academic institutions to challenge assumptions, develop skills, share best practices and build partnerships that drive innovation for a better tomorrow.

Karsch will speak on the importance of partnerships and the need for open systems to achieve innovation as well as the governance models essential to best practices in successful systems around the world, including the cities represented on the panel.    

“Integration is a necessity for the future of mobility, extending to every aspect of the transportation infrastructure – from using one account to pay for journeys with multiple transit agencies, to collecting valuable data in one database to effectively gain insights,” said Karsch. “The mobility industry will be most efficient when we break down traditional silos to create a unified and frictionless user experience that is built upon unified solutions.”

Cubic will be participating at the following speaking events:

  • Launching Playbook with Miami-Dade County:
    Thursday, June 1, 10:20 – 10:45 a.m. (local time); 50 United Nations Plaza, San Francisco. Panel Partners: Alice Bravo, director, Department of Transportation Development – Miami-Dade County; Bill Mitchel, senior director, World Wide Public Sector, Microsoft.
  • Making Payment Work for Cities:
    Thursday, June 1, 11:10 – 11:55 a.m. (local time); 50 United Nations Plaza, San Francisco. Moderator: Ratna Amin, transportation director, SPUR. Panel Partners:  Eli Brill, vice president, Enterprise Partnerships Mastercard; Carol Kuester, director of electronic payments, Metropolitan Transportation Commission; Robin O’Hara, deputy executive officer, Los Angeles Metro; Carolos Cruz-Casas, P.E., assistant director, Department of Transportation Development – Miami-Dade County.

Follow Cubic Transportation Systems at @CubicTS or hashtag #bridgesf2017 to join the conversation on social media.



About Cubic Corporation

Cubic Corporation designs, integrates and operates systems, products and services focused in the transportation, defense training and secure communications markets. As the parent company of two major business units, Cubic’s mission is to increase situational awareness and understanding for customers worldwide. Cubic Transportation Systems is a leading integrator of payment and information technology and services to create intelligent travel solutions for transportation authorities and operators. Cubic Global Defense is a leading provider of realistic combat training systems, secure communications and networking and highly specialized support services for military and security forces of the U.S. and allied nations. For more information about Cubic, please visit the company’s website at or on Twitter @CubicCorp.

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