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Travel and Public transit

Is Uber killing transit?

October 16, 2017

Via: TreeHugger

It has long been a concern that if the roads are flooded with Uber and Lyft cars, will people switch from transit? Will it increase congestion? Now, a new study from UC Davis shows that people are indeed switching. Angie […]


Travel and Public transit

Transit App integrates Masabi’s Justride SDK

October 11, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

Masabi announced that its Justride SDK is to be integrated into Transit, the most popular public transport app in North America. Users will be able to browse fare types, make payments, and receive mobile tickets — all within the same […]


Impact & Regulations, Travel and Public transit

Conduent launches new mobile payment app for U.S. transit

October 5, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

Today, Conduent Inc. announced the Conduent Seamless® Transportation System, a secure mobile payment app, is now available to public transit agencies in the U.S. and will be on display at the annual American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Expo. Available to […]


Impact & Regulations, Travel and Public transit

Women in Transportation: Alice Bravo

October 4, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

With a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a master’s in business administration, Alice Bravo graduated and hit the ground running. She began her professional career at design firm PBS&J (now called Atkins) in 1991 as a bridge designer and […]


Impact & Regulations, Travel and Public transit

Can Public Transportation Save the World from Climate Change?

September 26, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

As the Paris climate change agreement was being put together, debated, and finalized in December 2015, it was becoming increasingly clear that cities would be an important, if not essential, factor in whether nations could meet their greenhouse gas reduction […]


Travel and Public transit

Las Vegas RTC bus hits the road to get public opinion on future transit plans

September 26, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

Las Vegas’ Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is hitting the road with a retrofitted 40-foot bus that has been meticulously designed to get the Southern Nevada community engaged and excited to talk about their future transit plan — […]


Travel and Public transit

NJ Transit continues to implement rail safety upgrades

September 25, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

NJ TRANSIT implemented a variety of rail safety upgrades over the past year and is looking at additional enhancements for the future, as part of its commitment to safety. Rail Operations is currently in the process of replacing all stub […]


Impact & Regulations, Travel and Public transit

10 Steps for Transit Agencies Starting Travel Training Programs

September 11, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

Travel training is the professional practice of teaching people to travel independently on public transportation. Travel training is offered one-to-one or as part of designed instruction for a group and is most often provided for older adults or for people […]


Travel and Public transit

Mid-American adds 2 MCI J4500s

September 6, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc., announced that Washington, Mo.’s Mid-American Coaches added one 2017 MCI J4500 and one 2018 MCI J4500, featuring limo-style seating and upgrades throughout. For 2018, MCI introduces unprecedented interior ambience […]


Travel and Public transit

Grande West lands $4.8M Vicinity bus order

September 6, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

Grande West Transportation received a new order for 17 Vicinity buses from BC Transit, totaling approximately $4.8 million. The buses are set for delivery in 2018. “2017 is proving to be an exciting year for our partnership with BC Transit, […]