Tag: public transport

Infrastructure, Travel and Public transit

Amtrak continues next phase of Penn Station infrastructure work

November 15, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

Amtrak is announcing a series of track renewal projects in New York Penn Station as part of the Infrastructure Renewal program. While the bulk of the renewal work for 2018 will occur on weekends, there will be a series of […]


The Liability of Location Tracking in Field Service

November 7, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

In Ridley Scott’s Alien, there’s a scene in which Tom Skerrit’s character, Dallas, attempts to hunt down the titular creature as it slinks through their spaceship’s duct system (Why would a spaceship have a huge duct system? I don’t know). […]

Impact & Regulations, Travel and Public transit

12 big cities commit to electric-only buses & fossil-fuel-free zones

October 26, 2017

Via: TreeHugger

The recent rapid grown in electric car sales is a positive sign for our environment, but it leaves two major problems: 1) Electric cars are still cars, and car-centric development is extremely problematic. 2) Personal vehicles make up just under […]

Travel and Public transit

LA looks to Rideshare to build the future of public transit

October 24, 2017

Via: Wired

BACK IN YE olden times, beckoning a ride with a phone tap was for the 1-ish percent. Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick says he launched his world-shaking app back in 2009 so he could look über-rich and powerful. “We just […]

Travel and Public transit

Could Telecommuting Reinvigorate the American Dream?

October 21, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

George Jetson had a flying car. Yet he still commuted to work. Even though the Jetsons lived in a world where everyone teleconferenced, and even saw the doctor via telemedicine, it still didn’t occur to the Jetsons’ creators that people […]

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 […]

Travel and Public transit

King County proposes flat fares for transit system

August 30, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

Officials unveiled a proposal to simplify Seattle-based King County Metro Transit’s fares, establishing a single $2.75 fare for all adult passengers, no matter the time of day or where they travel in King County. The proposed ordinance also would increase […]


Surface Transportation Board to Examine CSX Service Woes

August 28, 2017

Via: Transport Topics

The Surface Transportation Board will hold a special session to listen to CSX Corp. and railroad shippers discuss service disruptions since May that have ratcheted up the animosity between the sides in a public war of words. Hunter Harrison, CEO […]