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Mobility Innovation Pilots of the Month

Mobility Innovation Pilots of the Month2019-04-22T10:32:16-05:00

KCATA and Microtransit

The TakeawayThe Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is now running its second pilot involving microtransit, shuttles whose schedules and routes can adjust based on changes in passenger demand. Microtransit’s supporters say it can provide better experiences for riders who can request a trip specific to their origin and destination, [...]

September 20, 2019|

Sacramento RT and Micromobility Integration

The Takeaway Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) has adopted a groundbreaking micromobility strategy to address the “first mile/last mile problem.” The agency has partnered with JUMP, an electric micromobility provider, to offer on-demand access to and from light rail stations. SacRT has worked with JUMP to install charging bays [...]

August 20, 2019|

TriMet’s Hop Fastpass- Open Architecture in Fare Payment

The Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon (TriMet), the primary public transportation provider in Portland, utilized a novel approach to build the Hop Fastpass, its public transit payment system that first launched in 2017 and has steadily added new features. Instead of building a closed fare payment system with [...]

June 25, 2019|

Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority’s TD Late Shift Program

To help low-income residents travel to and from work when bus service is not available, the public transportation authority of Pinellas County, Florida, created the TD Late Shift program with private partners Uber and United Taxi, and Care Ride (wheelchair provider). Launched in 2016, the program provides fully-subsidized ride [...]

March 7, 2019|
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