Social media use continues to grow among state departments of transportation, according AASHTO’s fifth annual social media survey.
The New South Wales government is exploring options for enabling customers to pay transit fares with a contactless credit/debit card or a smart phone.
The North Carolina State researchers behind EcoPRT think their personal rapid transit system could come to symbolize Raleigh.
ICYMI: Some bumps in the road for Pittsburgh real-time info, social media mishaps in Florida and California, and updates to LIRR mobile app.
Los Angeles Metro is convening a one-day technology roundtable called Metro and the Digital Future on November 7.
Within the next few years, Chicago-area transit riders will be able to pay for CTA, Pace, and Metro fares with a Ventra mobile application.
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (DC) is inviting riders to help test its next-generation fare payment system using new payment methods, such as contactless credit cards and mobile phones. Metro began is recruiting up to 3,000 riders to participate in the pilot program, which will begin in January and last about three months. Riders [...]
A new study from the Accessibility Observatory at the University of Minnesota ranks nearly 50 US metropolitan centers for accessibility to jobs by transit.
Transport for London (UK) has unveiled designs for the next generation of Underground trains, which will improve capacity by at least 25% on four lines.
The practice of using social media to shame inconsiderate transit passengers is not new. Last year a Toronto resident created a Tumblr blog to post photos and comments about riders who use an extra seat on Toronto Transit Commission vehicles for their stuff. And just this summer the MBTA Transit Police used Twitter to highlight [...]