Connecticut Launching Statewide GPS-Based Bus Tracking System The system, called CTfasttrack, already is in place in central Connecticut. by Kate Ramunni, New Haven Register, Conn. / August 20, 2015 (TNS) — Standing at a bus stop, wondering when — or if — your bus will arrive on time will soon be a thing of the past as the state introduces …
Nightmare Metro Commutes Aside, DC Is Ramping Up Its Transit Tech Link to article on DCInno: http://dcinno.streetwise.co/2015/08/21/dc-wmata-transit-problems-big-data-for-better-commutes/
Seattle’s King County launches next-gen New Flyer electric trolleysOver the next four to six months, Metro will take delivery of three 40-foot prototype heavy-duty battery-electric buses with fast-charging batteries, manufactured with a composite body by Proterra.
Connecticut to Install GPS Tracking on CTTransit Buses Link to story on WVIT-TV: http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/State-to-Install-GPS-Tracking-on-CTtransit-Buses-322309482.html
Florida’s HART Updates Website for Bus Customers Link to article in The Tampa Tribune: http://www.tbo.com/news/transportation/hart-updates-website-for-bus-customers-20150819/
Toronto Transit set to test talking busesThe Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act requires transit agencies in the province to equip their buses, by 2017, with electronic systems that externally announce route, direction, destination or next major stop information as a pre-boarding announcement to riders waiting at stops.
Wi-Fi Remains Hit or Miss on San Francisco Bay Area Transit Link to article in the San Francisco Chronicle: http://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/Chronicle-Watch-Wi-Fi-remains-hit-or-miss-on-Bay-6449842.php
Study: Free buses worth more to neediest than 0%-VAT Globes The study predicts that free bus rides would not drastically increase the … The Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden, which analyzed the results, …
Lancashire Telegraph East Lancashire bus route celebrates 10th anniversary with nod to region’s history Lancashire Telegraph “New technology also means we now have free Wi-Fi on board and people can buy tickets using our app.” Transdev has also launched new late-night …
Am980 London News Rapid Transit Top Of Mind For Mayor During AMO Conference Am980 London News “So, Bus Rapid Transit, what would that look like in London? … in areas where there may not be the kind of demand using the existing bus technology.