Sunday, September 27, 2020

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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Density is Not the Problem: COVID-19 and Cities

September marks six months since New York City imposed it’s PAUSE restrictions which encouraged people to stay indoors as much as possible and forced...

From Skeptic to Advocate: One Boston Area Mayor’s Transit Journey

Everett, Massachusetts, is a city directly bordering Boston. It has an ethnically diverse population of 40,000 people––one-third of whom were born outside of the...

Congress, transit needs at least $32 billion. Now.

Public transportation is in an unprecedented crisis, with the double whammy of falling ridership and a contracting economy crushing transit agencies’ budgets. Massive cuts...

Congress, transit needs at least $32 billion. Now.

Public transportation is in an unprecedented crisis, with the double whammy of falling ridership and a contracting economy crushing transit agencies’ budgets. Massive cuts...