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Technology improves mobility for blind transit riders

Technology is making it easier for visually impaired customers to access transit, including Bluetooth beacons, crowdsourcing, and connected devices. The post Technology improves mobility...

Capital Metro tests app to provide real-time info to blind riders

Capital Metro (TX) is testing a program that uses beacons to to provide real-time bus info and service alerts to riders who are blind...

TTC tests beacon technology for low-vision riders

The Toronto Transit Commission (ON) is testing beacon technology at St. Clair Station to improve access for customers with low vision. The post TTC tests...

MTA to check accuracy of countdown clocks

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (NY) will test the countdown clocks on lettered subway lines after customer complaints about accuracy. The post MTA to check accuracy...

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MARTA moving ahead with historic transit expansion program

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