Creative ways to fund on-demand public transportation and microtransit
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.
Building better public transit in rural America
In the wake of the pandemic, we have an opportunity to finally build reliable and equitable transportation in rural America. It starts by thinking differently about public transit.
“It’s a no-brainer”: A conversation with David Marsh on tech and rural mobility.
The Capital Area Rural Transportation System serves 7,200 square miles around Austin, Texas. We sat down with the agency’s General Manager, David Marsh, to talk candidly about how rural providers of all sizes can take advantage of technology.
Modernizing out-of-home advertising with Via Media Solutions
Smart cities are digitizing their OOH advertising strategy — and unlocking new revenue streams along the way.
Microtransit for Old Town Roads: Planning and funding rural on-demand transit in the Southeast.
There have traditionally been major roadblocks to building reliable rural public transportation in the Southeast. But today, rural communities are tapping new funding to build successful on-demand public transit networks.
Want to generate economic growth? If you’re in the Midwest, start with transit.
Governments and agencies can stimulate development and show up for shift workers by investing in smart, flexible transit service.
Creative ways to fund on-demand public transportation and microtransit in California
Finding the funding for new TransitTech is often half the battle, even in a place where improving equity and reducing carbon emissions are key priorities for the state. Here are numerous ways cities in California are creatively funding new on-demand public transportation networks.
Is on-demand public transit now mainstream in the US?
With more than 100 services across nearly 40 US states, on-demand transit has become a core part of how communities move.
TransitTech Glossary: All of the terms you need to know.
There’s a lot of vocabulary floating around the transportation ecosystem — some new, and some old. That’s why we put together this definitive guide to the most important words in the world of transit.
Jersey City improves access to affordable and reliable transit through on-demand service
Low-income residents rely on the flexible microtransit network, with the service providing more than twice as many rides than it did prior to the pandemic.
Rider Profile: Meet Vincent.
On-demand transit helps car-free residents like Vincent get around the entire Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area.
Rider Profile: Meet Franklin.
On-demand transit in Fort Worth, Texas, helps Franklin save money with affordable, efficient transportation — connecting him to both work and fun.
Rider Profile: Meet Jeremy.
On-demand transit gives Jeremy* an affordable way to get to school, work, and anywhere else in Arlington, Texas.
Rider Profile: Meet Synethia.
Local microtransit service RIDE has been Synethia’s go-to transportation mode since the day it debuted in Wilson, NC.
Meet the On-Demand Transit Riders of St. Louis, Mo.
On-demand transit gives St. Louis residents an affordable, convenient way to reach jobs and run essential errands within their city.