Thursday, October 17, 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...

Technology improves mobility for blind transit riders

Technology is making it easier for visually impaired customers to access transit, including Bluetooth beacons, crowdsourcing, and connected devices. The post Technology improves mobility...

Tech helps fuel growth in intercity buses

Researchers at DePaul University say technology has helped fuel growth in the intercity bus market, according to a new study. The post Tech...

Google expands crowdsourcing to add accessibility info to maps

Google is turning to its users to help update the accessibility information in its Maps feature.Google Maps already indicates if a location is wheelchair...

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BAE Systems unveils next-gen electric propulsion system for buses

BAE Systems unveiled its next-generation battery-electric power and propulsion system for transit buses. The technology adds to the company's 20-plus years of experience developing and...

Volvo's First Electric Car Kicks Off a Plan to Cut Emissions

When it decided a decade ago that it wanted to boost its vehicles’ safety, Volvo created a plan to eliminate deaths and serious injuries...

Making trains safer through advanced communication networks

Nokia A recent fatal railway accident in Bavaria, Germany is once again highlighting the need for implementing technologies that can help to eliminate accidents, particularly...

Planning for Safety, Security in Public Transport

Most public transportation systems rely on a mix of security staffing sources to cover their systems. Dennis Lee As domestic and international transportation venues experience crime...