A pilot program between Kansas City Area Transportation Authority and Bridj generated low ridership but researchers will apply the lessons to new services.
The University of Washington recently launched AccessMap — an online planner that identifies accessible or pedestrian-friendly routes in Seattle.
Scientists at the University of Birmingham (UK) have developed a mobile app that enables transit passengers to measure ride comfort with their smart phones.
UB researchers have quantified the correlation between subway ridership and social media posts and suggest that transit can use the info to improve service.
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Researchers at DePaul University compared the travel time and fares on the Chicago Transit Authority and ride-sharing service UberPOOL.