Tuesday, September 25, 2018

MBTA integrates bus stop data with mobile app for blind riders

The MBTA has fully integrated the data from Bluetooth beacons along two bus routes with the latest version of the BlindWays mobile application. The post...

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...

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...

Weekend round-up

Some stories you may have missed: New safety app for St. Louis transit riders, more MTA countdown clocks, and partnership for autonomous bus technology. The...

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Q&A with Houston Metro chief Lambert

Tom Lambert, president/CEO of the Houston-based transit agency, Metro, was named APTA's Outstanding Public Transportation Manager for 2018. Under Lambert's tenure, METRO has...

FTA to reimburse L.A. Metro for early work on Purple Line extension

The Federal Transit Administration approved the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (Metro) request to be reimbursed for early work activities for Section Three...

Masabi, Swiftly partner for real-time info, ticketing solution

Masabi and Swiftly, a big data and mobility services platform for public transit, have formed a partnership for North America. Under terms of the...

RATP Dev USA deploys SmartDrive video program to bolster safety

RATP Dev USA has deployed the SmartDrive® program to improve safety in agencies and support drive2zero™, RATP Dev’s safety management system. RATP Dev USA...