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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...

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...

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...

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Gov. directs NJ TRANSIT to release monthly rail performance metrics

NJ TRANSIT will provide the public with a uniform progress report beginning with data from October 2019, to be released in November 2019. Adam E....

GRTC Transit system names new CEO

Julie Timm Richmond, Va.’s GRTC Transit System selected Julie Timm as its sixth CEO and first female CEO in company history. She will begin her...

Ford’s Bid for Safer Scooters? Tracking College Kids

In the spring of 2018, Jeri Baker began to get a lot of phone calls. Electric scooter-share companies like Bird, Lime, and Spin had...

NTSB to railroads: Finish the job implementing Positive Train Control

NTSB Member Jennifer Homendy with Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal at a press event. NTSB photo by Peter Knudson National Transportation Safety Board Member Jennifer Homendy called...