5 myths about using TransitTech in rural transportation networks
Think rural transportation is not compatible with modern technology? Think again. Here are five common misconceptions — and the transit agencies who've debunked them.
Healthcare-related trips take twice as long on public transit, even in mega cities
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.
Women in TransitTech
Women in TransitTech: Gronna Jones.
In honor of International Women’s Day and throughout the month of March, Via is proud to profile a number of changemakers driving real innovation in their communities. Enjoy the story below, and then check out the rest of the series.
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.
Rider Profile: Meet Synethia.
Local microtransit service RIDE has been Synethia’s go-to transportation mode since the day it debuted in Wilson, NC.
These 4 cities are widening access to COVID-19 vaccinations with on-demand transportation.
In order to speed up herd immunity, four cities are proactively building flexible transit networks that will accelerate the number of doses distributed.
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: 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.