Tuesday, December 6, 2022

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...

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