Wednesday, July 24, 2024

TfL to test automatic passenger counts on buses

Transport for London (UK) will test several automatic passenger counting techniques to better understand bus usage in real time. The post TfL to test automatic...

UK researchers know the best spot to wait for train

UK researchers have developed a system that gives individuals precise information on the best place to stand on the platform before their train arrives. The...

BART and Caltrain to install WiFi

Both BART and Caltrain are working to install WiFi in their respective rail systems, but the process will take years. The post BART and...

Metrolinx to test WiFi on vehicles

Metrolinx (ON) will test WiFI on six GO Transit buses and trains this spring. The post Metrolinx to test WiFi on vehicles appeared first on...

Miami-Dade WiFi deal falls through

A program to provide free WiFi for Miami-Dade Transit customers has collapsed, according to Miami Today. The post Miami-Dade WiFi deal falls through appeared first...

How New Yorkers stay connected underground

A year after the Metropolitan Transportation Authority completed its cellular and WiFi network in subway stations, customers are staying connected. The post How New Yorkers...

UK company wants riders to snooze on the bus

UK mattress manufacturer Simba wants to roll out the Snoozeliner -- a bus equipped with 14 sleeping pods for weary commuters. The post UK company...

Weekend round-up

Some stories you may have missed last week: Elon Musk doesn't like transit, Ventra cards get a new look, and Metrorail customers get more...

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...

Bus stop battle in Miami-Dade

The advertising contractor for Miami-Dade Transit may abandon its bus-shelter program in face of competition from a company installing kiosks at bus stops. The post...

Latest articles

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...