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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...

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...

Weekend round-up

ICYMI: Emerson students create MBTA videos, historic steam locomotive sets off the smoke detectors, and new app tries to crowdsource NYC subway conditions. The post...

Weekend round-up

ICYMI: SEPTA asks riders to name new announcer, critics find alternatives to Dodger Stadium tunnel, and Transit app adds crowdsourced info. The post Weekend round-up...

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