The Metropolitan Transportation Authority reportedly plans to award a contract for a new fare payment system to replace the MetroCard.
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The City of Phoenix (AZ) has teamed up with Lyft to provide discounted rides to bus stops in parts of the city.
Transport for London (UK) is testing software to share information with passengers about Overground train crowding in real time.
Bridj may make a comeback in Sydney after the on-demand transportation company was acquired by an Australian transit operator.
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Researchers at UC Davis found that ride-hailing services take people off bus and light rail and increase urban vehicle miles traveled.
A new town currently under construction in southwest Florida will start running autonomous shuttles next month as part of a mobility-as-a-service platform.
Exhibitors at the APTA Expo — including Masabi, Transit, Conduent, and Citilabs — have launched new apps to support transit fare payment and planning.
The MTA is testing an expansion of its eTix mobile payment app to enable commuter rail riders to enter subway stations with a tap of their smart phones.
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey expanded WiFi across its Manhattan bus terminal and added mobile device-charging kiosks at 11 PATH stations.