Two Stanford seniors created a startup called Fleet to offer late-night shuttle service between San Francisco and the South Bay when Caltrain isn’t running.
Los Angeles Metro officials say that rail ridership grew 5% last year, but the LA Times says that Metro’s ridership numbers don’t match its faregate data.
Three from WMATA: No Silver Line apps yet, Blue Line riders wait for better signage, and Cubic will convert fare vending machines for smart cards.
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Three stories about the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority: Better WiFi on commuter rail, wearable fare tech, and runners challenge the Green Line.
A Chicago Transit Authority rider launched a Kickstarter campaign this week to raise $4,100 to launch a humorous ad campaign in 100 rail cars.
In the Netherlands, a new system tells rail passengers exactly where to stand on the platform to get a seat.
Pierce Transit (WA) will purchase a web-based electronic reporting system for its public safety department.
Google is trying to introduce smart cards for Kenya’s matatu minibuses, but it’s proving to be a tough sell.
Starting this fall, Maryland Transit Administration bus riders will be able to track vehicles in real time via smart phone and other web-enabled devices.