Saturday, May 15, 2021

Technology improves mobility for blind transit riders

Technology is making it easier for visually impaired customers to access transit, including Bluetooth beacons, crowdsourcing, and connected devices. The post Technology improves mobility...

Tampa Bay agencies invite riders to join the Flamingo flock

In Florida, HART and PSTA are seeking beta testers for the Flamingo Fares mobile ticketing app. The post Tampa Bay agencies invite riders to...

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.

TriMet and Google launch virtual transit farecard

TriMet (OR) and Google are teaming up to make the Hop Fastpass available in Android Pay. The post TriMet and Google launch virtual transit farecard...

Weekend round-up

Some stories you may have missed: New safety app for St. Louis transit riders, more MTA countdown clocks, and partnership for autonomous bus technology. The...

TfL to provide 4G coverage in Tube system

After a successful trial, Transport for London (UK) will move forward with plans to provide 4G mobile coverage throughout the Tube system in 2019. The...

Good-bye Charlie: MBTA to develop new fare system

The MBTA awarded a multi-year contract to Cubic Transportation Systems to design, implement, and maintain an automated fare collection system. The post Good-bye Charlie: MBTA...

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...

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...

Toronto researchers develop app to collect travel data

Researchers at the University of Toronto (ON) launched a mobile application called City Logger that collects travel data to support planning and funding decisions.The university...

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Why we need federal operations funding for public transit

For decades, the federal government has only provided funding for public transportation maintenance and infrastructure projects—not the day-to-day costs of running trains and buses....

Join ITDP in Taking Cycling Worldwide

After experiencing a year like no other, which exposed so many fault lines and illuminated new urban mobility challenges, cycling has resurfaced as a...

Jakarta Is What Resiliency Looks Like

For the past several years, the city of Jakarta, Indonesia, has been on track for a major transport transformation. Like most other big cities,...

How has President Biden done on transportation in his first 100 days?

President Biden has gotten a lot of attention for his (good) infrastructure plan and overall approach to transportation. But after 100 days in office,...