Public Transit http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6615/more en App enables passengers to keep tabs on bus location http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/app-enables-passengers-keep-tabs-bus-location <div class="node-body article-body">Olean, N.Y., has partnered with Passio Technologies to install an automated vehicle-tracking platform on the Olean Area Transit System.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/app-enables-passengers-keep-tabs-bus-location" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/app-enables-passengers-keep-tabs-bus-location#comments Fleets Products at Work Fleets Public Transit Technology Technology Mon, 15 May 2017 18:40:00 +0000 77621 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The screenshot shows the Olean Downtown Circulator on the SmartTraxx app.</p> Transit leaders advocate for federal transit investment on eve of budget proposal http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/transit-leaders-advocate-federal-transit-investment-eve-budget-proposal <div class="node-body article-body">President Trump is expected to unveil a budget outline by mid-March, and transit leaders across the country are advocating for transit investments as part of the president’s previously proposed $1 trillion infrastructure package. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/transit-leaders-advocate-federal-transit-investment-eve-budget-proposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/transit-leaders-advocate-federal-transit-investment-eve-budget-proposal#comments Public Transit Tue, 14 Mar 2017 20:48:00 +0000 76621 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Trains at the Caltrain Bayshore&nbsp;Station. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bayshore_Station_3226_14.JPG">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Cities build streetcar lines amid lessons from failing projects http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/cities-build-streetcar-lines-amid-lessons-failing-projects <div class="node-body article-body">As cities across the country are anticipating improved transit by constructing streetcars, others are learning lessons.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/cities-build-streetcar-lines-amid-lessons-failing-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/cities-build-streetcar-lines-amid-lessons-failing-projects#comments Public Transit Wed, 01 Mar 2017 20:31:00 +0000 76311 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The Atlanta Streetcar. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Atlanta_August_2016_40_(Atlanta_Streetcar).jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.&nbsp;</p> How the Uber effect will reinvent public transit http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-uber-effect-will-reinvent-public-transit <div class="node-body blog-body">Rahul Kumar, VP of revenue for transportation technology company TransLoc, explains how companies like Uber and Lyft can work with transit agencies to improve public transit. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-uber-effect-will-reinvent-public-transit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-uber-effect-will-reinvent-public-transit#comments Public Transit Viewpoints Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:46:00 +0000 76121 at http://americancityandcounty.com New Miami-Dade County project to offer free Wi-Fi throughout county http://americancityandcounty.com/broadband/new-miami-dade-county-project-offer-free-wi-fi-throughout-county <div class="node-body article-body">Miami-Dade County has approved a partnership-based project with a technology company that will lead to free Wi-Fi being available on all of its public transit vehicles as well as throughout the county.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/broadband/new-miami-dade-county-project-offer-free-wi-fi-throughout-county" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/broadband/new-miami-dade-county-project-offer-free-wi-fi-throughout-county#comments Broadband Public Transit Thu, 02 Feb 2017 23:24:00 +0000 75881 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A MetroMover&nbsp;train in Miami, Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Miami-Dade_Metromover.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Washington Metro fires one-third of track inspection staff for false inspections http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/washington-metro-fires-one-third-track-inspection-staff-false-inspections <div class="node-body article-body">An investigation into falsified inspection records has led to the firing of one-third of the Washington Metro’s track inspection staff.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/washington-metro-fires-one-third-track-inspection-staff-false-inspections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/washington-metro-fires-one-third-track-inspection-staff-false-inspections#comments Public Transit Mon, 30 Jan 2017 02:18:00 +0000 75791 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The Washington Metro&#39;s <span style="font-size: 12.8px;">Fort&nbsp;</span>Totten<span style="font-size: 12.8px;">&nbsp;station</span>. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fort_Totten_Station.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Mobile ticketing's payoff: Win-win-win http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/mobile-ticketings-payoff-win-win-win <div class="node-body blog-body">Masabi CEO Brian Zanghi explains the benefits that mobile ticketing holds for local government transit.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/mobile-ticketings-payoff-win-win-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/mobile-ticketings-payoff-win-win-win#comments Public Transit Viewpoints Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:49:00 +0000 75721 at http://americancityandcounty.com Majority of local and state transit Election Day ballot measures pass http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/majority-local-and-state-transit-election-day-ballot-measures-pass <div class="node-body article-body">Election Day proved to be a success for many cities, counties and states passed public transit-related ballot measures. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/majority-local-and-state-transit-election-day-ballot-measures-pass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/majority-local-and-state-transit-election-day-ballot-measures-pass#comments Public Transit Thu, 10 Nov 2016 23:17:00 +0000 74451 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A MARTA heavy rail train rides along the skyline of Atlanta. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Marta_atlanta_skyline.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> California legislation allows county to test driverless vehicles http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/california-legislation-allows-county-test-driverless-vehicles <div class="node-body article-body">New legislation has passed that allows one California county to test driverless vehicles on a public road and a business park. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/california-legislation-allows-county-test-driverless-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/california-legislation-allows-county-test-driverless-vehicles#comments Public Transit Technology Mon, 17 Oct 2016 15:51:00 +0000 73871 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Mount DIablo in Contra Costa County in California. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:View_of_Mount_Diablo_and_CA_Highway_24_from_Lafayette_Heights.jpg">WIkimedia Commons</a>.</p> Kansas City streetcar system to expand due to high ridership demand http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/kansas-city-streetcar-system-expand-due-high-ridership-demand <div class="node-body article-body">Kansas City, Mo. is considering adding two new streetcars and a route extension to its existing network due to a spike in demand.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/kansas-city-streetcar-system-expand-due-high-ridership-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/kansas-city-streetcar-system-expand-due-high-ridership-demand#comments Public Transit Fri, 30 Sep 2016 22:08:00 +0000 73571 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Kansas City, Mo skyline. Image via <a href="https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/71/Quality-i70.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p>