Stories broke this week about hacks to Sacramento Regional Transit and Uber.
Role of information technology in transit
Transit operators in two French cities are offering customers an integrated option to plan a trip and purchase a ticket through a single mobile app.
ICYMI: Crowdfunding sites raise $1 million for TriMet heros, MARTA’s computer systems are at risk, and Lyft replaces its pink mustache with Amp.
ICYMI: TransLoc releases free GTFS builder, Lyft teams up with National Federation of the Blind, and The Transit Wire gets fooled.
Here are some tools to make travel easier: A software development kit from Masabi, mobile ticketing in Reno, and a website for last-minute intercity travel.
A ransomware attack hit the San Francisco Muni system over the weekend, knocking out the fare collection system for much of Saturday and Sunday.
ICYMI: BART proposes open data policy, Amtrak to update passenger info signs at Penn Station, and Ontario uses highway signs to promote transit.
Problems with cell phones coast to coast: TriMet riders have upgrade troubles and NYC-area transit agencies warn customers about exploding phone batteries.
ICYMI: MetroLink extends mobile payment systemwide, TriMet Tickets to go multimodal, Dallas and Twin Cities pick vendor, and TransLoc gets new financing.
A pro-ISIS Twitter account published personal information about NJ TRANSIT Police officers and encouraged supporters to carry out “lone wolf” attacks.