Monday, May 17, 2021

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...

SFMTA issues guidance for private transit

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency just released criteria to determine whether private transit routes complement or compete with Muni. The post SFMTA issues guidance...

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...

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

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

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...

Bridj to relaunch in Australia

Bridj may make a comeback in Sydney after the on-demand transportation company was acquired by an Australian transit operator. The post Bridj to relaunch in...

Weekend round-up

Some stories you may have missed last week: MTA etiquette campaign is not working for some, Las Vegas outfits bus for public engagement, and...

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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,...