Friday, January 18, 2019

Masabi partners to bring mobile ticketing to Japanese transit market

Masabi’s Justride SDK allows third-party applications to request fare types, make payments, and deliver visual and barcode mobile tickets to passengers through a secure...

Chicago Transit expands Wi-Fi availability

In 2015, the Mayor brought 4G wireless service to the subway system, making CTA the largest public transit system in North America with 4G...

WMATA selling surplus property ideal for development, transit accessibility

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) announced that eight surplus properties are up for sale in Maryland, Virginia, and the District with potential...

METRO opens Call for Papers for BusCon 2019

If you consider yourself to be an expert in a particular topic that addresses the spirit of the conference and would like to share...

Report finds 62% of Portlanders view e-scooters positively

New data gathered by Multnomah County Health Department for PBOT show e-scooters were subject to risks similar to other ways of getting around. Alex Roman Drawing...

Voith appoints new director of rail for North America

Voith appointed Garrett Goll as its new director of rail, North America. Goll has 10 years of experience in the rail industry. “Garrett brings a...

NJ TRANSIT lease plan to generate $2.1M in non-farebox revenue

Continuing its efforts to maximize non-farebox revenue by leveraging prime retail locations at its train stations, NJ TRANSIT announced a new retail lease agreement...

New dispatch system gives 'ready window' to UTA paratransit users

Utah Transit Authority paratransit operator Netta Jackson checks the new dispatching system. Photo: UTA A new dispatching program is improving Utah Transit Authority’s (UTA) paratransit...

VTA chief receives 'Lifetime Achievement Award' from university group

Nuria Fernandez, GM/CEO of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for Transportation Professional and Public Service...

LILEE Systems talks advances in autonomous transit at S.F. event

LILEE Systems, a provider of advanced wired and wireless communication products, solutions and services for the transportation industry, announced its company founder/CEO Dr. Jia-Ru...

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APTA urges President, Congress to open U.S. DOT

In a letter sent to the President and House and Senate leaders, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) strongly urged the Administration and Congress...

Bytemark, Thales team for Dutch mobile ticketing app

The successful completion of the project now allows passengers to purchase tickets through an app on their smartphone, paying with iDEAL or credit card,...

Sound Transit reaches 70% completion on Northgate Link construction

Construction at Roosevelt Station is about 70 percent complete. Crews are focused on finishing the station entrances, or headhouses, seen here on the left. Sound...

May Mobility's Self-Driving Shuttles Hit the Streets of Ohio

Photo: Smart Columbus The May Mobility self-driving shuttle seen here driving into downtown Columbus, Ohio can hold up to six passengers. Advertisement Editor’s Picks Robot Taxis...