Thursday, June 13, 2024

CTA expands real-time information for riders

The Chicago Transit Authority (IL) is increasing the real-time service information provided to customers on its network of digital advertising screens. The post CTA expands...

Capital Metro tests app to provide real-time info to blind riders

Capital Metro (TX) is testing a program that uses beacons to to provide real-time bus info and service alerts to riders who are blind...

Rhode Island may silence talking buses

Rhode Island legislators filed a bill requiring RIPTA to silence "talking buses" in residential areas after Newport constituents complained about the noise. The post Rhode...

Weekend round-up

Some stories you may have missed: New safety app for St. Louis transit riders, more MTA countdown clocks, and partnership for autonomous bus technology. The...

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Building momentum for a national passenger rail network

After the setbacks of the late 90s and early 2000s, passenger rail advocates along the Gulf Coast were not discouraged. Through the work of...

Putting ITDP’s BRT Climate Impact Calculator Into Practice

The team used a new ITDP tool, which is now publicly available: the BRT Simple Calculator of Project Effects (SCOPE). This user-friendly Excel spreadsheet...

Two federal bills for better transit service

The Moving Transit Forward Act, introduced by Senators Chris Van Hollen (MD) and John Fetterman (PA), seeks to bolster public transit nationwide. While differing...

The East Link showcases progress and enthusiasm for public transit

On April 27, 2024, Sound Transit opened up the East Link light rail line for riders to connect from Redmond to Bellevue, and ultimately...