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 [...]
The Check Room is a concept for identifying which subway car is the least crowded.
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (CA) is seeking public input on investment and funding decisions in an interactive online game called Future BART.
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Pennsylvania’s Public Private Partnership Board will seek a private partner to develop CNG fueling stations at public transit agencies around the state.