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Palm Tran’s Upward Mobility Program puts employees at the forefront

  One of the most fundamental core values of the American dream is upward mobility — that is, the opportunity to climb up the corporate ladder. However, roadblocks can often hinder even the most ambitious employees from progressing. Take Christopher Love, for example. Love started out at Palm Tran as a bus driver, and while […]

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

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.

The search for business intelligence is over

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 […]

And the survey says…

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

Predicting the future of payment methods

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

VTA delves into Bus Rapid Transit

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

BRT in America: It takes a village

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

YCAT comes of age

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

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.

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.