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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...

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...

Tech helps fuel growth in intercity buses

Researchers at DePaul University say technology has helped fuel growth in the intercity bus market, according to a new study. The post Tech...

Google expands crowdsourcing to add accessibility info to maps

Google is turning to its users to help update the accessibility information in its Maps feature.Google Maps already indicates if a location is wheelchair...

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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...