We make a difference for our members

Focused on the topic of ticketing, the STA bundles and represents the political, operational and technical demands of the regional public transport companies, associations and the associated industrial companies.

For example, STA representatives are often heard at the Multimodal Passenger Mobility Forum of the EU Commission, where they present the coordinated position of the members and thus of public transport. This makes the political work more efficient, because it is possible for each public transport company to represent its position in international initiatives with little effort.

Members can also become part of the working groups Account Based Ticketing, Certification, Glossary and Ticketing in Mobility as a Service and thus influence the framework conditions and technical standards of ticketing of the future. As you can see from the example of NFC ticketing in public transport: our papers are taken into account.

Our member list includes both transport companies and manufacturers. Have you met them yet?

Join us, become a member of the STA

To become a member, please complete and submit this online application form, or download and complete the PDF form below and email it to anja.wehmeyer@smart-ticketing.org. The STA Board will review your application and get back to you as soon as possible.

The STA is the trusted reference point of contact for ticketing in the public transport sector and provides a platform of cooperation for public transport organisations and industry players of all sizes. To accommodate the diversity in the sector, the STA offers two membership options, with each being subdivided into two categories to accommodate both larger and smaller players. The Statues of the STA governs the terms of membership and all other procedures and regulations.

This is what our members do and get

  • Influence: Influence policy making and work streams for the public transport sector through the STA.

  • Impact: Attendance, contribution to and voting right at General Assembly meetings.

  • Shape: Possibility to join the STA working groups* and shape the work and output of the STA.

  • Reach: Benefit from the liaison partnerships of the STA

  • Insights: Join for free the STA workshops and learn about latest projects and developments.

  • Access: Get preferential rates at partner events* and expand your contact base.

  • Networking: Direct access to relevant stakeholders in the sector through networking opportunities.

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