Monday, May 17, 2021

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...

Hackers target transportation providers

Stories broke this week about hacks to Sacramento Regional Transit and Uber. The post Hackers target transportation providers appeared first on TheTransitWire.com.

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....

Weekend round-up

Some stories you may have missed: SFMTA commits to an all-electric fleet, Elon Musk promises rides for a buck, and Lyft teams up with...

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....

Lyft partners with transit in Florida and Michigan

Ride-hailing company Lyft has teamed up with transit services in Florida and Detroit for commuter rail connections and late-night service, respectively. The post Lyft partners...

Uber wants to do it all

With a set of strategic partnerships, Uber is expanding its offerings to include transit ticketing, bikeshare, and peer-to-peer car-sharing The post Uber wants to do...

Uber rolls out another shared-ride option

Uber rolled out Express POOL, a shared-ride service that requires customers to walk a few blocks to a common pick-up point. The post...

CTA to upgrade safety and security systems

The Chicago Transit Authority will add 1,000 new high-definition cameras and upgrade more than 3,800 older cameras throughout the system this year. The post...

LaHood to chair Chicago mobility task force

Former U.S. transportation secretary Ray LaHood will chair a new Chicago task force to develop guidelines for emerging mobility solutions. The post LaHood to chair...

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