Case Studies2019-03-07T12:56:53-04:00

Kansas City Area Transportation Authority: public-private collaborations to expand mobility services

Kansas City, KS-MO

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is a bi-state agency created by a compact between the states of Missouri and Kansas. The KCATA is responsible for planning, construction, owning and operating passenger transportation systems and facilities within the seven-county Kansas City metropolitan area (Cass, Clay, Jackson, and Platte in Missouri; and Johnson, Leavenworth, and Wyandotte in Kansas). The agency operates RideKC bus service, the MAX Bus Rapid Transit service, Flex demand-response routes, RideKC Freedom paratransit service for the elderly and persons with disabilities, and RideKC Van vanpool service. Read the case study

City of Monrovia: Leveraging emerging ridesharing services to expand mobility options

Monrovia, CA

The city of Monrovia, CA, offers a range of transportation options operated at the regional and local levels. On a regional scale, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) operates the Gold Line light rail station, bus lines, and paratransit services; and . there is also a regional San Gabriel Valley bus service run by Foothill Transit. On the local level, the City of Monrovia launched in March 2018 the GoMonrovia program, a partnership with Lyft and LimeBike that provides subsidized on-demand ride hailing and bike sharing services. Read the case study

King County Metro Transit: expanding its role from service provider to mobility manager

Seattle, WA

King County Metro provides a wide range of transportation options for the King County. It operates the region’s largest bus network, vanpools, paratransit services, and several programs to promote ridesharing. It also operates Sound Transit’s regional Express bus service and Link light rail in King County, along with the Seattle Streetcar. Read the case study

Automated Buses: Fantasy or Reality?

Orlando, FL

A presentation for the Florida Public Transportation Association on Automated Buses. The presentation offers questions to think about regarding bus transit automation as well as examples of projects. View the presentation here

Mobility Summit: King County Metro Futures Cabinet

Seattle, WA

New Mobility thought leaders convened in Seattle in November 2018. Leaders across the region gathered to explore how emerging technologies and new mobility options can improve urban transportation and to tackle the tough challenges associated with implementing smart mobility policies and projects. View Presentations and a video from the summit:

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