A new website called MBTA Ninja lets Boston’s snow-weary commuters share information about conditions for MBTA subway services from the platform.
When the Maryland Transit Administration launched its long-promised My MTA Bus Tracker, the release was widely criticized. One observer posted this comment in Baltimore Brew: “This system might win 3rd place in a 5th grade science fair.” Another wrote, “The problem is that it doesn’t work. At all. There is zero real-time information. It’s amazing […]
FHWA awarded $2.571 million in grants for integrated corridor management to expand the use of real-time travel information in 13 congested urban areas.
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (CA) opened an Innovation Center to serve as a “living laboratory” for testing new technologies.
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With MBTA customers facing snow-related delays, a local grad student handed out “Optimism Tickets” at a downtown station to cheer up commuters.
The Los Angeles DOT launched LA Mobile, a year-long demonstration project that enables riders to pay their fares with a smart phone on LADOT routes.
FTA awarded $29 million to 13 organizations for projects using technology to improve safety, respond to emergencies, and better withstand natural disasters.
Complaints about transit are pretty standard on Twitter, but how — and whether — an agency responds can affect its reputation.
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