Thursday, June 21, 2018

MBTA improves accuracy of subway arrivals

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority announced an improvement to subway arrival prediction times on its website and select mobile applications. The post MBTA improves...

MTA reminds crews to get details on train delays

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority reminds train crews to investigate causes for train delays after the New York Daily News criticized the authority. The post MTA...

Critics call for more transparency in MTA delay stats

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (NY) is not reporting subway delays accurately, according to the New York Daily News. The post Critics call for more transparency...

MTA launches bus performance dashboard

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (NY) launched an online dashboard presenting performance metrics for New York City Transit bus routes. The post MTA launches bus performance...

VTA uses cameras to collect tech shuttle data

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is using cameras to track corporate shuttles after local business groups declined to share data. The post VTA uses...

Metrolinx issues new PRESTO privacy policy

Metrolinx (ON) has adopted a new privacy policy for its PRESTO card after the Toronto Star reported that the agency shared rider travel data...

Hackers target transportation providers

Stories broke this week about hacks to Sacramento Regional Transit and Uber. The post Hackers target transportation providers appeared first on TheTransitWire.com.

New York MTA’s Incoming Fare Payment System Sparks Security, Privacy Concerns

For over twenty years, New Yorkers have swiped the iconic MetroCard to pay their transit fares and board trains and buses. Last month, however,...

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Drone Integration Pilot Program

On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao unveiled the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program, a new federal initiative to...

Arcadis Study Ranks World’s Most Mobile Cities

Hong Kong leads the world in sustainable mobility, and New York City’s transit system, particularly with regards to its popularity and reliability, bests that...

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MBTA worker accused of stealing $80K from fareboxes

A Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority worker was arrested for allegedly stealing more than $80,000 from the fareboxes he was responsible for fixing. The post MBTA...

Sound Transit breaks ground on Capitol Hill Station TOD

Sound Transit broke ground on its Capitol Hill Station Development, a transit-oriented, mixed-income and mixed-use development project that will surround the Capitol Hill light...

Diversity, health care, and public transit linked to well-being, study says

Diverse neighbors. Health centers. Commuter trains. These community attributes, and other key factors, are linked to well-being and quality of life, according to Yale...

Gov.’s budget proposal includes $242M boost for NJ Transit

NEWARK, N.J. — Gov. Phil Murphy pitched his budget proposal that includes an increase in funding for NJ Transit by $242 million, which would...