Pittsburgh Port Authority CEO to leave in June

Accomplishments during Ellen McLean's tenure included securing dedicated funding and negotiating a new union labor agreement.

Metro-North Railroad partners with Zipcar for carshare program

A total of 14 Zipcars are available now through the partnership including a Honda Civic, a Jeep Renegade and a Honda CR-V.

Digital Signage Advances Help Deliver Info to Riders in Real Time

Improvements on tap include readability, customization, and solar-powered products, while passenger information display options range from service arrival times and weather updates to surveillance footage.

Fare Payment Upgrades Leverage Latest Tech Advancements

With mobile app and chip-enabled payments trending toward the norm, transit agencies are looking to add those capabilities to their systems to make paying fares simple, while also speeding up boarding times and increasing efficiencies in the process. METRO takes a look at some fare collection upgrade projects around the nation as well as the tech driving those changes.

Pub Perspective: 2 Myths Undermine the Feds Role in Public Transit

These myths must be dispelled immediately. I will try to begin doing so below.

How open-source platforms helped 2 agencies manage real-time info

Many agencies still rely on expensive proprietary software for trip planning and real-time customer information, which present such issues as lack of user-friendly interfaces and a concomitant price structure in which license renewals and software modifications generally cost in the thousands annually.

Economic Shifts Boost Intercity Bus Industry, While 'Disruptive' Tech Takes Hold

With business down in Fiscal Year 2016, which ended in June,
ridership also dipped in some markets, but not the Northeast where both services and competition are increasing. While admittedly in its infancy, crowdsourcing motorcoach services is also slightly on the rise.

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