Launching an on-demand transit network in six weeks
It shouldn’t take years to upgrade your public transportation network. Here’s how to launch a microtransit service in a matter of weeks.
Making transportation budgets work harder — and smarter
Local governments have an opportunity to make public transit more cost-efficient by using existing resources in new ways.
Creative ways to fund on-demand public transportation and microtransit in 2021
Finding the cash for new TransitTech is often half the battle. Here are nearly a dozen ways cities are creatively funding new on-demand public transportation networks.
Transit agencies are paying the price for inefficient paratransit
Many transit agencies are struggling to deliver reliable service to riders with disabilities, while facing increasing costs from their operators. New technology offers a solution to both challenges.
Here are counties where residents spend at least 50% of their income on transportation
Our Data Snack series takes a visual approach to the world’s most important transportation insights. Understand the newest trends so that you can make your next transit decision with confidence.
A day in the life of an automation-powered delivery dispatcher
How new logistics technology is transforming traditional operations.
NADTC announces planning grants to improve transportation access for seniors and people with disabilities
Applicants are asked to plan for innovative approaches to transit equity and post-COVID transportation for older adults and people with disabilities.
Six things we learned at the 2021 TransitTech Exchange
This past June we held our inaugural TransitTech Exchange — bringing together thought leaders worldwide to discuss where the transit industry is heading. Here are our takeaways.
FTA announces $16.3M in transit planning grants to areas of persistent poverty
Applicants are encouraged to advance racial equity in Areas of Persistent Poverty through transit planning and engineering projects.
How to safely — and sustainably — return to work post-COVID
Performance data from Via2G, a partnership between Via and Google, and a similar program running with Brookfield Asset Management highlight the benefits of employer-sponsored microtransit.
2021 application open for Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies (ATCMTD) Program
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) released ATCMTD, which provides $60M in funding for intelligent transportation systems and other large transportation technology projects.
Life at Via
Celebrating Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at Via
Last month, our Asian and Pacific Islander employee resource group, API @ Via, led a series of events to facilitate understanding of API culture, impact, and experience as it relates to our community and the world.
Global approaches to integrated mobility
Three transit leaders from the US and Europe discuss how they are implementing IMS, or Integrated Mobility Solutions, in their diverse communities.
Fleet electrification and the transition to shared, low-carbon mobility.
Cities are investing in new technology that makes planning, managing, and scheduling a fully electrified fleet — or a mixed fleet — easier than ever before.
Integrating DRT and ticketing systems: The next step in building seamless transport networks
Intermodal partnerships, like Via and Ticketer’s, create better connected transport networks and enhance the passenger experience.
Want more riders, better service, and lower expenses? See how this town is achieving all three.
Imagine cutting your cost per trip in half, while increasing adoption of public transit by more than 20%. The City of Gainesville, Georgia, has a population of less than 50,000 residents and did just that.