Monday, February 24, 2020

Pittsburgh riders can text for real-time info

The Port Authority of Allegheny County (PA) has expanded the availability of real-time information via landline and text message. The post Pittsburgh riders can...

MBTA rolls out delay warnings

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority added a new dimension to its countdown clocks -- a notification when trains are delayed. The post MBTA rolls out...

How bad is BART fare evasion?

How bad is fare evasion at Bay Area Rapid Transit (CA) stations? SFGate set up a camera at the 16th Street Mission station to...

App rewards Nashville transit riders

Hytch Rewards, a mobile application designed to incentivize ridesharing, has partnered with Nashville-area agencies to reward transit commuters. The post App rewards Nashville transit riders...

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...

FTA awards $84.5M for advanced bus tech

The FTA awarded grants to 52 projects in 41 states to support transit buses and infrastructure that use advanced propulsion technologies. The post FTA...

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...

Weekend round-up

ICYMI: SEPTA asks riders to name new announcer, critics find alternatives to Dodger Stadium tunnel, and Transit app adds crowdsourced info. The post Weekend round-up...

Elon Musk wants to build a transit tunnel to Dodger Stadium

Entrepreneur Elon Musk wants to build a tunnel to shuttle baseball fans to Dodger Stadium in high-speed vehicles. The post Elon Musk wants to build...

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