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This data has revealed an alarming problenk--SIM is losing about 13 percent of its riders through attrition each year. Analysis shows that this attrition can be attributed to a Variety of causes, including deaths and move's out of the city. STM also determined that some amount of attrition is due to university students who, upon graduation, quit riding the STM and purchase or lease an auto to commute to their job. After a year of looking at options, STM decided to launch a six-month pilot loyalty project to combat this problem, The scope of the project, which is limited to about 20,000 current riders, will test if the proposed solution works.
Identify till Implementation costs, and Identify any potential barriers to success as well as unintended consequences of the program. Results from the pilot will be used to modify the initial solution and/or rollout plan. The pilot project must meet certain predefined success criteria in order to support a recommendation for a Mil rollout.The foundation of the loyalty program is a mobile app called SIN Merci, which presents riders with exclusive, personalized offers based on their user profiles, travel habits, and level of ridenhipt top-tier, and first-tier. Ror a ' particular offer, for example, tickets to the Opera de Montreal, 100 top-tier rider!' might receive an offer for free tickets, while 100 mid•tier riders are offered 50 percent off tickets and 100 frau*: riders are offered 20 percent off tickets. STM hopes to recruit a large number of event and commercial partners willing to participate in the program in return for the strong geomarketing opportunities.