Wednesday, July 24, 2024

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...

Former MTA exec accused in iPhone scheme

A former Metropolitan Transportation Authority (NY) official allegedly used thousands of dollars in agency funds to purchase iPhones, which he then resold. The post Former...

Valley Metro teams with Waymo for mobility options

Valley Metro (AZ) has teamed up with Waymo to provide first- and last-mile connections. The post Valley Metro teams with Waymo for mobility options appeared...

Transpo emoji are among the least popular on Twitter

Until a grassroots campaign came to the rescue, the aerial tramway icon was the least popular emoji symbol on Twitter. The post Transpo emoji are...

New Haven launches app for paratransit services

Greater New Haven Transit District launched a mobile app and web portal for riders to request and manage ADA paratransit trips and track their...

LA Metro selects stations for mobility-on-demand pilot

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (CA) will partner with ride-hailing company Via to test a new option for accessing Metro stations this...

Lyft wants to discount bike and scooter trips to transit

Ride-hailing company Lyft is proposing discounts and incentives to encourage people to use shared bicycles and scooters to access transit stations. The post Lyft wants...

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...

MTA launches new website and mobile app

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (NY) is seeking feedback on its updated website and new mobile application. The post MTA launches new website and mobile app...

WMATA completes underground WiFi rollout

Free customer WiFi is now available at all WMATA underground rail stations. The post WMATA completes underground WiFi rollout appeared first on TheTransitWire.com.

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Building housing near transit takes change at every level

Advancing equitable transit-oriented development requires all hands at the community level, but leadership at the state and federal level can also help propel change. Development...

Building Momentum for Transport Electrification in Indonesia

Worsening congestion is not only occurring in Jakarta, but on roads around the borders of cities like Tanggerang, Surabaya, and Bandung which continue to be packed...

We need to expand the conversation on transportation safety

We can’t significantly address safety concerns if we’re not looking at the most dangerous modes of transportation. (Frank Warnock, Bike Delaware) On May 9, the...

From excitement to reality: Implementing passenger rail on the Gulf Coast

Federal advocacy and allies were essential to turning local momentum for passenger rail from New Orleans to Mobile—set to reopen this very year—into a...