Thursday, October 1, 2020

WMATA to test cashless payment on express bus

WMATA try to speed up a limited-stop bus route by requiring all passengers to pay their fare with a smart card. The pilot test...

MTA reminds crews to get details on train delays

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority reminds train crews to investigate causes for train delays after the New York Daily News criticized the authority. The post MTA...

Rider challenges TTC to improve info for hearing-impaired customers

A hearing-impaired customer is asking the Toronto Transit Commission (ON) to improve its communication with riders who have hearing loss. The post Rider challenges TTC...

Critics call for more transparency in MTA delay stats

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (NY) is not reporting subway delays accurately, according to the New York Daily News. The post Critics call for more transparency...

A month in the life of NJ Transit commuters

NJ TRANSIT riders are not shy about sharing their commuting stories online.  Many turn to Twitter to express their frustrations. A few of the...

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