Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Detroit to test new mobility options

A public-private partnership is testing a set of 10 mobility options for Detroit (MI). The post Detroit to test new mobility options appeared first on...

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...

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2018 Top 100 Transit Bus Fleets Survey

With ridership dipping across the nation, METRO’s Top 100 Bus Fleets are looking at new technologies and ways to make bus transit the backbone...

Women in Transportation: Julie D’Orazio

Grew up: Commack, Long Island N.Y.Studies: I have a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.Career...

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...