Standardisation

In order to ensure interoperability from a Standards perspective the STA makes use of standards and specifications published by Organisations for Standards, bodies such as CEN and ISO; and other membership bodies including GSMA, the NFC Forum. This document contains details of the reference documentation used in STA published documents.

Certification

STA considers it is essential that public authorities and users can be confident in the quality of contactless communication between contactless readers and fare media. Certification is the appropriate means to create trust.


Code of Conduct or Ethics document that Certification Bodies will

follow in their dealings with Vendors who wish to avail themselves of STA certification.


This document describes the actors and actions of the STA certification process for contactless products and their distinctive actions.


For a transitional period, the certification bodies shall comply with the list of requirements of the following document. 


This document contains the Implementation Conformance Statement (ICS) for STA Contactless Interface Certification for Public Transport Products and is intended for Vendors submitting a PT object for certification.


This document contains the Implementation Conformance Statement (ICS) for PT Readers being submitted for STA Contactless Interface Certification for Public Transport Products and is intended for Vendors submitting a PT reader for certification.


This document defines the technical guidelines for testing contactless communication between Public Transport readers and Public Transport objects hosting a transport ticketing application according to the Smart Ticketing Alliance (STA) certification process.


This document aims to define the process for validating the Test Tools of Applicant Laboratories part of the Smart Ticketing Alliance Certification program for contactless communication between fare media and ticketing equipment.

Use cases 

This document aims to identify the business processes and related use cases that IFMS data exchange should cover.



This document shall support the implementation of certified technical interoperability between NFC enabled mobile devices and Public Transport systems.

Related documents

These Guidelines target the organisations in charge of decision making and technical deployment of ITS at local level.