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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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Canada’s TransLink adding New Flyer CHARGE battery-electric buses

New Flyer Industries Canada ULC, a Canadian subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., announced a new contract with the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority...

Passport invests $5M to build platform to manage ride-share, more

New modes of shared transportation, from ride-sharing to dockless scooters, hold promise for improving how citizens move around their cities, but cities across North...

Prevost names new coach regional sales manager

Prevost announced the addition of highly respected 19-year veteran, Dale Paziuk to the new coach sales team. Paziuk stepped into his newest position as...

MCI brings state-of-the-art features to J4500, set to introduce J3500 at BusCon

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., is expanding its 2019 model line up with a new arrival — a...