Wednesday, April 24, 2024

MBTA integrates bus stop data with mobile app for blind riders

The MBTA has fully integrated the data from Bluetooth beacons along two bus routes with the latest version of the BlindWays mobile application. The post...

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...

MTA to check accuracy of countdown clocks

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (NY) will test the countdown clocks on lettered subway lines after customer complaints about accuracy. The post MTA to check accuracy...

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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Congressional briefing emphasizes electrification and public transit to meet climate goals

54 years since the first Earth Day, the US is still focusing on highway expansion. In light of increasing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, due...

There’s a climate cost to America’s freeways, and it’s not paid equally.

The environmental impacts of the Interstate Highway System continue to harm communities of color through health hazards, pollution, and displacement. Flickr photo The sprawling roadway network...

How Indonesian Cities Are Prioritizing Inclusive Public Transport

The lack of holistic data on how marginalized and differently-abled groups move in major cities is often a barrier to developing more inclusive urban...

How Indonesian Cities Are Prioritizing Inclusive Public Transport

The lack of holistic data on how marginalized and differently-abled groups move in major cities is often a barrier to developing more inclusive urban...