Thursday, October 1, 2020

Phoenix teams up with Lyft for first- and last-mile services

The City of Phoenix (AZ) has teamed up with Lyft to provide discounted rides to bus stops in parts of the city. The post Phoenix...

MTA tests contactless payment

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (NY) is testing a contactless payment option for commuter rail riders who are transferring to the subway. Long Island Rail Road...

Adelaide Metro tests mobile payment options

The South Australia Department of Planning Transport and Infrastructure is testing two mobile payment options for possible use on Adelaide Metro. The post Adelaide Metro...

Chicago mayor seeks taxi improvements

Chicago's mayor wants to allow city taxis to accept ride requests via mobile applications and to charge surge pricing during periods of peak demand....

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...

Philadelphia looks to SEPTA bus cameras for parking enforcement

The Philadelphia Parking Authority wants to use the cameras on SEPTA buses for parking enforcement. The post Philadelphia looks to SEPTA bus cameras for...

TransLink upgrades fare gates for riders with disabilities

TransLink (BC) is rolling out an option for access to SkyTrain stations for riders who cannot tap a Compass Card at fare gates because...

Caltrain to launch mobile ticketing

Caltrain (CA) will launch a mobile ticketing application on February 10. The post Caltrain to launch mobile ticketing appeared first on TheTransitWire.com.

SEPTA finds glitch on bus card readers

SEPTA is working to address a glitch that leads to failures on Key card readers on buses. The post SEPTA finds glitch on...

Weekend round-up

ICYMI: MBTA and Cleveland encounter glitches with fare enforcement and Transit app makes it easier for customers to book and pay for Uber trips....

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