Many small to mid-sized public transit agencies are sitting on a treasure trove of data from a variety of hardware and software sources. However, most do not have the capabilities to extract value from that data to gain insights into past, present, and future ridership demand and make meaningful projections.
The U.S. is facing a public crisis when it comes to transportation and safety — over the last decade, more than 370,000 roadway deaths related to transportation incidents have occurred.
China and European countries are ahead of the U.S. when it comes to implementing 5G, but progress is being made daily with 5G already available in dozens of major U.S. cities.
In leading cities like Singapore, London, and New York, groundbreaking technologies, including artificial intelligence, sensors, and the Internet of Things, are helping companies and policymakers improve residents’ and visitors’ quality of life.
Public officials in Austin, Texas hope that an ongoing multi-billion-dollar transit authority project there will reduce automobile traffic by 50% when completed. Whether that goal is reachable or not is undetermined, but the project is indicative of a shift in public transit throughout the country.
From the day I was born, my life has been shaped by the automobile. You see, I was born and raised in Los Angeles. Regardless of the tired cliches, it is true, L.A. is a dominant car culture and that translates into music, art, cinema, and even cuisine.
Rail projects are being launched in states throughout the country. Much of the funding requires a focus on projects that improve safety while also enhancing and/or upgrading rail infrastructure so the projects reflect that mandate.
Understanding who you want to be as a company or even as a person is a key element of the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) evolution. Every path is unique. Every path is part of a bigger journey.