Saturday, October 19, 2019

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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U of Denver partners with MV, Tripshot to boost campus mobility

Founded in 1864, the University of Denver is a private research university and the oldest independent private university in the Rocky Mountain region. University of...

New York's Select Bus Service improvements boost ridership by 37%

New York MTA's SBS weekend ridership has soared up to 37%. Marc A. Hermann New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) reported Select Bus Service improvements on...

NJ TRANSIT awards $40M contract for 'Long Slip' rail project

NJ TRANSIT’s board awarded Walsh Construction Co. a $40 million contract for the construction of Phase One of the Long Slip Fill and Rail...

New York MTA opens accessible station lab project

The Accessible Station Lab pilot is a milestone toward delivering on the Fast Forward goal to accelerate the rollout of accessibility features across the...