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Posts tagged as: Transit

TransIT: When is a passenger a passenger? – It depends

TRANS IT

Why is it so difficult to get an accurate number of passengers in a given transit system? Have you ever sought the total number of passengers and received more than one answer? Such responses do not instill confidence.

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The search for business intelligence is over

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By Mary Sue O’Melia Transit agencies are overwhelmed with data but have very little business intelligence. This is the first in a series of articles exploring business intelligence for the transit industry. ————————————————————————————————————————————— YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: Safety through information delivery Get onboard with security Vix Technology: EasyandOpen ————————————————————————————————————————————— Data overload Collecting and maintaining data […]

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And the survey says…

Woman playing bus fares.

Accenture determines transit passengers worldwide are willing to pay more for an improved experience.

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Predicting the future of payment methods

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With the emergence of every new payment technology, there’s a chorus declaring that it will revolutionize payment for products and services.

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VTA delves into Bus Rapid Transit

VTA BRT Vehicle

Three BRT corridors emerge as the most promising for Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority.

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BRT in America: It takes a village

Veolia Transportation operates the Metropolitan Area Express (MAX) Bus Rapid Transit for the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, which currently runs between the Downtown Transportation Center and North Las Vegas.

No two BRT systems are alike. Each one requires a mix of characteristics uniquely suited to the individual communities it serves.

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YCAT comes of age

YCAT runs 27 vehicles on 11 routes that include 18 New Flyer and ElDorado transit buses and nine EZ Rider, Aerotech and Chevy cutaway vehicles.

By John Andoh
Transit Director
Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority
Yuma, AZ

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NRDC poll: Two out of three Americans favor expanding transit

Two out of three Americans favor expanding transit, according to a new nationwide public opinion survey released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council.

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Transit agencies given flexibility in managing fuel prices

Secretary Ray LaHood today announced that selected transit agencies in cash-strapped municipalities from may now use certain FTA funds to cover the cost of the gas, diesel, and electric power that keeps buses, light rail, streetcars, and other transit vehicles running.

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Milwaukee officers continuing to board county buses

A rash of fights and violent incidents on Milwaukee County transit buses has prompted the Milwaukee County police chief to continue having officers board county buses.

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