The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has joined other government agencies (and TheTransitWire) by launching a page on Facebook.
Starting today, a computerized signal system will control NYC Transit’s Manhattan – Brooklyn L train.
The Utah Transit Authority is showcasing its new electronic fare collection system this week at a meeting sponsored by the Smart Card Alliance.
The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority in Buffalo (NY) will add 40 hybrid buses to its fleet, thanks to funding from the federal economic stimulus plan.
The transit operator in Pilsen, Czech Republic, is teaming up with Telefonica O2 to launch a nine-month mobile payment trial.
“It may be the longest train delay in history: more than 40 years after the first bullet trains zipped through Japan, the United States still lacks true high-speed rail.”
“A quick scan of the Web shows that agencies are going outside their comfort zone to disseminate information across a range of platforms.”
The New York City Comptroller unveiled an interactive web tool that allows residents to see how the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s proposed service cuts would affect them.
Commuters at four of Shanghai’s subway stations can download transit maps and schedules to their China Mobile cell phones. Users must download a barcode reader to their cell phones. After installing the reader, they can take a picture of a barcode posted at the station and connect automatically to the transit information website. Link to […]
As more and more people browse the web with smart phones and other mobile devices, websites have begun to adapt. Many offer mobile versions of their websites with fewer graphics and only essential hyperlinks. To see how state governments are responding to this changing market, Government Technology visited every state website and graded them from […]