Passport’s co-CEO, Bob Youakim, Speaks to Technology’s Vital Role in Transportation at Transport Chicago Conference in Chicago, IL

June 11, 2015



Chicago, IL – Passport’s co-CEO, Bob Youakim, will speak at the annual Transport Chicago conference on June 12th. Transport Chicago is an annual conference held in Chicago, Illinois, that provides a forum for the exchange of knowledge in transportation research, policy, and practice.


Bob Youakim was selected to speak in regards to his work and knowledge in the transportation industry following Passport’s success in mobile payment technology in parking and transit. Passport is the largest provider of mobile payments in North America, having deployed mobile payment services in large cities such as Chicago, Boston, Toronto, and Salt Lake City. Passport will also be launching the first multimodal app in the City of Tucson, AZ this month.


Youakim will be focusing on how mobile payment technology is transforming transportation as well as the benefits for cities in implementing multimodal applications for parking and transportation.


About Passport


Passport is the industry-leading mobile payments company specializing in integrated urban mobility solutions. The company provides feature rich software platforms that offer parking and transit agencies a more effective and efficient way to manage their operations and serve their customers. Passport’s mobile payment systems are deployed in over 1,000 locations in 43 states and provinces across the US and Canada, with clients such as Chicago, Toronto and Boston.


Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, Passport is backed by a highly respected group of investors, including Grotech Ventures and Relevance Capital. For more information, please visit