Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Vancouver police find skimmers on fare vending machines

Metro Vancouver Transit Police found credit card skimmers at three Compass Card vending machines along the TransLink (BC) Canada Line. The post Vancouver police find...

Slow start for CATS-Lyft partnership

Fewer than 100 people have used discounted Lyft trips to access CATS light-rail stations in the first few months of a pilot program. The post...

BART may replace fare gates

Bay Area Rapid Transit (CA) may replace 600 fare gates to address widespread fare evasion. The post BART may replace fare gates appeared first on...

Lyft wants Chicagoans to give up their cars

Starting in August, ride-hailing company Lyft will offer 100 Chicago residents $550 each in mobility incentives to give up their cars for a month. The...

SEPTA offers farecard option for social service agencies

With the transition to the smart cards, SEPTA has developed alternatives to tokens for social agencies that previously offered tokens to clients. The post...

RIPTA launches mobile payment app

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority launched a mobile application to enable passengers to use mobile devices to purchase select tickets and passes. The post...

MBTA worker accused of stealing $80K from fareboxes

A Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority worker was arrested for allegedly stealing more than $80,000 from the fareboxes he was responsible for fixing. The post MBTA...

Weekend round-up

ICYMI: It's all about the fares -- BART delays hiring enforcement officers, NJ TRANSIT plans upgrade, and MTA starts testing next year. The post Weekend...

Marin Transit launches microtransit pilot

Marin Transit (CA) launched Marin Transit Connect, an on-demand service operated by ride-hailing company Via. The post Marin Transit launches microtransit pilot appeared first on...

WMATA honors Caps with commemorative smart card

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is issuing a commemorative SmarTrip card to honor the Washington Capitals for winning the Stanley Cup. The post...

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Passenger rail, bus service boosts real estate values, report finds

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Fla.'s HART unveils new driver safety shields

Each of HART's driver shields is equipped with an interior latch, which operators can slide-lock while in their seat compartment. HART Fla.’s Hillsborough Area Regional Transit...