Microtransit myth: App-based transit means people without smartphones miss out
Not so fast. Some of the best microtransit services have web portals, call centers, and even physical kiosks to make booking a ride easy for virtually any passenger.
Microtransit myth: People prefer the predictability of fixed route transit networks
Giving passengers more choices and control, while shrinking wait times from upwards of an hour to just a few minutes? Many operators are siding with microtransit.
Microtransit myth: On-demand transit isn’t new — you’ve just stuck an app on it
Yes, dial-a-ride has been around for decades, but advancements in technology are replacing the dated service with something passengers actually want to ride.
Microtransit myth: Cities have already tried on-demand transit, and it failed
Those looking back at Chariot, Bridj, or Slide may say microtransit is a failed experiment. The facts: Microtransit today is drastically different (and more successful) than it used to be.
Microtransit myth: On-demand public transit is too expensive
Think going on-demand will drain your budgets? Think again. See the proof that shows communities can actually save money when switching to microtransit.