Metro, TANK and BCRTA users are expected to look for a new app replacing Cincy EZRide on Wednesday, according to a press release from the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority.
The Transit app will launch on October 23 and will replace the Cincy EZRide app, which will stop selling metro tickets the same day the Transit app goes live.
According to the release, users with tickets purchased on the Cincy EZRide app after October 23 will have until June 30, 2020 to use them.
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The three transit agencies in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky have partnered with Transit App and Masabi to create the new EZFare mobile ticketing feature that will provide one-stop shopping for transit users across the region, the release said. .
Passengers can use the Transit app to plan their trips on three transit systems, pay for their ticket now or buy a ticket for later on their smartphone and track their bus in real time.
Another feature allows users to purchase a new $ 5 Metro / TANK day pass that allows unlimited rides all day on both transit systems, the release said.
The Transit app can be downloaded for free on iOS and Android smartphones. The app is used in more than 200 cities around the world, according to their website. When traveling outside of Cincinnati, you can download tickets for transit systems in other areas through the same app.