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How transit, TNCs can collaborate post-COVID

On Jun 11, 2020
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A new white paper encourages transit agencies to consider actions that ensure commuter safety, such as partnering with ride-hailing companies to transport riders from low-density areas.

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On Jun 11, 2020
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Transit agencies face an uncertain future, but there could now be an opportunity to partner with their one-time rivals: ride-hailing companies. @perkinswill https://t.co/1uhhQbRtQC
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How transit, TNCs can collaborate post-COVID

How transit, TNCs can collaborate post-COVID

A new white paper encourages transit agencies to consider actions that ensure commuter safety, such as partnering with ride-hailing companies to transport riders from low-density areas.

How the 5 largest US transit systems are handling coronavirus

How the 5 largest US transit systems are handling coronavirus

Despite health advisories in the wake of the viral outbreak, mass transit is still highly occupied nationwide — and can become a starting point for the spread of a virus that is easily ...

As bus ridership continues to decrease, cities are turning to creative alternatives.

As bus ridership continues to decrease, cities are turning to creative alternatives.

As bus ridership continues to decrease, cities are turning to creative alternatives.

A Playbook for Transit Recovery from D.C.

A Playbook for Transit Recovery from D.C.

The head of the second-largest public transit system in the U.S. warns that full bus and subway service may not return to the U.S. capital for a full year.

Infrastructure Solutions: Transit Transformation

Infrastructure Solutions: Transit Transformation

For example, the report card noted that the following percentages of types of transit's physical infrastructure are not in a state of good repair: 15 percent of facilities (e.g., ...

The CEO of one of Uber and Lyft's hottest rivals reveals why the DNA of his company is fundamentally different from its competitors and how it can replace the private car

The CEO of one of Uber and Lyft's hottest rivals reveals why the DNA of his company is fundamentally different from its competitors and how it can replace the private car

As competitors like Uber and Lyft race towards public offerings — Daniel Ramot, the CEO of Via, says an IPO isn’t out of the cards for his company.

D.C.'s Transit System Won't Fully Restart Service Until Next Spring

D.C.'s Transit System Won't Fully Restart Service Until Next Spring

A phased recovery plan for the Metro system in the Washington, D.C. area doesn't envision a quick return to normal levels of service. Across the country, transit agencies are figuring out ...

How lagging late-night transit harms vulnerable workers

How lagging late-night transit harms vulnerable workers

A new study details how night-shift workers suffer from poor transit options—and ways to make the overnight commute better

Seattle's 'microtransit' experiment drives people to light rail. Is it working?

Seattle's 'microtransit' experiment drives people to light rail. Is it working?

Four months in, ridership on the $3.2M Via service is reportedly exceeding expectations.

Virus threatens future of already-struggling transit systems

Virus threatens future of already-struggling transit systems

BOSTON (AP) — Before the pandemic, public transit users in cities around the country bonded over a slew of ills that plagued aging subway systems, from delays and breakdowns to the ...

Mobility Hub Newsletter: November 7, 2019

Mobility Hub Newsletter: November 7, 2019

Minneapolis, MN | Advancing Microtransit Projects in the Twin Cities November 14, 2019 | 8:30 am – 10:30 am University of Minnesota Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center Join the ...

Are Uber and Lyft the Future of Transit? Not So Fast

Are Uber and Lyft the Future of Transit? Not So Fast

Cities that turn to technology companies to save their transit systems are bound to be disappointed by the outcome.

FL: Nat Ford leads transformation of JTA

FL: Nat Ford leads transformation of JTA

Now that JTA has updated most of the existing transportation system, Ford wants to figure out how to create a more effective system using new technology to serve a revitalized Downtown and ...

Denver Mass Transit Forms Partnership with Uber

Denver Mass Transit Forms Partnership with Uber

For the first time, riders can now plan bus or rail trips on their Uber app. However, some transit experts caution against letting private-sector firms become the de facto mobility manager ...