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Category: Transit News

Feonix Launches Public Trans Mobility “Connect” for Older Adults and People with Disabilities

Feonix Launches Public Trans Mobility “Connect” for Older Adults and People with Disabilities

| March 1, 2019

Public transportation can be incredibly intimidating, especially for those with hearing and vision impairments Feonix – Mobility Rising and its partners, the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide) and Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living (AACIL) are setting out to create supportive technology providing step-by-step assistance for people with disabilities in navigating transit.  Using the state-of-the-art locational platform, what3words, Feonix is […]

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City of Phoenix to Use Telematics for Fleet Management

City of Phoenix to Use Telematics for Fleet Management

| February 12, 2019

MetTel will deploy advanced location-based services, dispatch automation and monitoring vehicle diagnostics and driver safety data.  Using MetTel’s IoT Fleet Management technology, the City of Phoenix is enabling its Public Works and Water departments to deliver more efficient, cost-effective and safer water resources and waste services to residents and facilities to help meet the city’s […]

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RATP Dev USA Tapped to Manage D.C. Circulator

RATP Dev USA Tapped to Manage D.C. Circulator

| October 16, 2018

RATP Dev USA, a national leader in public transit, announced it has been awarded the contract to manage the District Department of Transportation’s (DDOT) D.C. Circulator, a bus system for the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. DDOT selected RATP Dev USA through a national competitive process that awarded the contract based on best value procurement. Contract […]

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Nova Bus Announces First Order from Michigan

Nova Bus Announces First Order from Michigan

| September 25, 2018

Nova Bus, a leading provider of transit solutions delivering hybrid electric buses, high-capacity vehicles and integrated intelligent transportation systems, has announced it has been awarded a contract from Capital Area Transit Authority (CATA) in Lansing, Michigan.  The contract calls for 23 clean diesel buses in the base order which includes nineteen 40′ Nova Bus LFS and […]

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Allison Transmission Announces Connected Capabilities to Support Public Transit Fleets

Allison Transmission Announces Connected Capabilities to Support Public Transit Fleets

| September 25, 2018

Allison Transmission has partnered with Clever Devices, a leading provider of technology solutions for all modes of public transportation, to deliver transmission health, which can include prognostics to monitor various operating parameters, oil and filter life and diagnostic transmission information, to bus fleets.  This collaboration is the next step on a journey to provide fleets […]

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On-Demand Microtransit Model Gets Traction 

On-Demand Microtransit Model Gets Traction 

| September 12, 2018

Microtransit solutions provider TransLoc reports that it is experiencing strong adoption and expansion of what the company calls agency-owned microtransit.  Acquired by Ford Smart Mobility in early 2018, TransLoc’s accelerating growth is being fueled by a reimagining of public mobility within transit agencies as cities embrace economic growth, equitable mobility for every citizen and the […]

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