Innovations for public transport in Ukraine: LOT Group provided a platform for the exchange of ideas and experiences


LOT Group in cooperation with the urban electric transport municipal corporation “Ukrelektrotrans”, organized the All-Ukrainian conference “Practical aspects of modern automated payment and passenger counting systems implementation in public urban passenger transport”.

This event, held on 23 February, brought together not only senior executives and representatives of more than 60 organizations from different cities of Ukraine, but also the LOT Group partners from Germany – the leading experts of the company «Iris» which designs and manufactures sensor technologies for automatic passenger counting.

The press conference touched upon a number of questions. Specifically, legal issues of automated payment and passenger counting systems implementation in public urban passenger transport, the debate also covered the topic of new systems preparation to the operation and revealed the experience of already implemented projects.

CEO of LOT Group Dyvinets Oleg Leonidovich made a presentation on the organization and the technical features of automated fare collection systems in modern public urban passenger transport.

Consideration of Ukrainian city’s infrastructure development key issues took place in a warm and friendly atmosphere. The conference served as a platform for networking and exchange of experience. Participating at the event LOT Group team presented working samples of equipment – validators, vending machines and turnstiles, giving an opportunity to the guests of the conference to see and test some of the components of the automated fare collection systems. All participants learned something new on how to move from theory to practice in the implementation of innovative solutions that provide new opportunities for the cities of Ukraine.