GoTucson Offers Payment Options for Tuscon, AZ Drivers & Transit Riders

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[prMac.com] Cupertino, California - Drivers and transit riders in Tuscon, AZ who want to easily and quickly pay for on-street parking or purchase transit fares through their iPhone, iPad or Android smartphone, can now download the innovative new multi-purpose app, GoTucson. Developed by industry-leading mobile payments company, Passport Parking, LLC, in partnership with the City of Tuscon, GoTucson is the world's first complete app that combines payment options for drivers and transit riders.

With GoTucson, drivers can:
* Instantly pay for metered parking from their car vs. walking to a payment box
* Get optional automatic text alerts when there is 10 minutes left on the meter
* Add additional funds to the meter from anywhere (e.g. grocery store, dentist, etc.)
* Get receipts mailed straight to their inbox
* Add multiple vehicles to their profile

Transit passengers who have GoTucson on their mobile device can instantly purchase and use Sun Tran, Sun Link Streetcar and Sun Shuttle fares. With GoTucson, transit riders can:

* Instantly pay for transit fare from their smartphone
* View bus routes and schedules to plan their trip
* Visual inspection of active ticket via the changing QR code on the app
* Get receipts mailed straight to their inbox

In addition, both drivers and transit passengers can log into GoTucson secure website anytime and access all of their information, including history. They can also add, remote and edit their pre-registered payment card (debit or credit), and check their zone cash balances.

"GoTucson is a simple, fast and convenient solution that improves the experience of traveling in Tuscon for both residents and visitors," commented Emily Wilson of Passport. "It's a truly unique multi-function app that brings advanced mobile technology, and applies it in a very practical way that enhances people's daily lives. We commend the City of Tucson for their innovative vision, and anticipate that within a few years numerous cities will follow suit with multimodal applications."

GoTucson by Passport is the world's first complete urban mobility app that combines payment options for drivers and transit riders. Tucson, AZ residents and visitors can download the app at no cost from the App Store (iPhone/iPad) or Google Play (Android devices).

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 8.0 or later
* 42.6 MB

Pricing and Availability:
GoTucson 1.0.14 is Free and available worldwide through the App Store in the Travel category. There is also an Android version available for tablets and smartphones on Google Play.

Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Passport Parking, LLC is an industry-leading mobile payments company specializing in integrated urban mobility solutions. The company provides the most advanced technology that allows parking and transit agencies to manage operations more effectively and efficiently and better serve their customers. Passport's mobile payment systems are deployed throughout the US and Canada, with clients such as Chicago, Toronto, and Boston. Passport is backed by a highly respected group of investors, including Grotech Ventures and Relevance Capital. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2015 Passport Parking, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

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