Apps Helping to Enhance Riders' Experience

For the increasing number of customers with smartphones and tablets, safety is enhanced. New features, such as mobile ticketing, crowd-sourced information and even shopping, further improve the ride.

APTA: 56% of summer travelers will use public transportation

The five most popular cities for travel this summer are New York, Miami, Chicago, Orlando and San Francisco.

Arlington Equipment unveils bus window installer

The VLSC 400 installs windows, window units and windshields regardless of shape, size, curvature and method of attachment to the vehicle.

Calif. study links lack of transportation, poor health

Among the transit-dependent riders surveyed, more than eight in 10 have had difficulty getting to their jobs, social activities, school or doctor’s appointments.

Report: Transit users predict increases in smartphone use, paperless travel

The survey of 4,500 urban travelers in nine major cities in Brazil, France, Germany, South Korea, Spain, the U.K. and the U.S. showed that approximately 90% of people in these cities use public transportation on a regular basis and they are willing to pay more for technology improvements.

Transloc honored by White House as ‘Champion of Change’

Recognized for its leadership in rider-facing transit technology, and “having an incredibly positive and widespread impact on the way people think about and use public transit...” according to an FTA official. TransLoc powers N.C.-based Triangle Transit’s live bus tracking system, GoLive.

Smaller Bus Systems Face Funding Issues for Replacement, Expansion

Constrained federal funding is exacerbated in smaller areas where agencies are forced to do more with less. Interestingly, this has not impacted operations as much as it has their plans to purchase more vehicles and complete capital projects.

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