Public Transit http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6615/more en Investing in transportation will move America forward http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/investing-transportation-will-move-america-forward <div class="node-body blog-body">John Barton, DOT market sector leader and senior vice president for infrastructure solutions firm HNTB, explains some approaches that local governments can take to improve their transportation systems while ensuring that every dollar is spent effectively on the priorities of greatest value. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/investing-transportation-will-move-america-forward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/investing-transportation-will-move-america-forward#comments Public Transit Roadways Viewpoints Mon, 02 Jul 2018 21:07:00 +0000 82481 at http://americancityandcounty.com More filming on public transportation could boost bottom lines for local governments http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/more-filming-public-transportation-could-boost-bottom-lines-local-governments <div class="node-body blog-body">Jenna Fortunati, a research communications intern at transportation demand management firm Mobility Lab, explains the benefits that filming public transit can bring. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/more-filming-public-transportation-could-boost-bottom-lines-local-governments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/more-filming-public-transportation-could-boost-bottom-lines-local-governments#comments Public Transit Viewpoints Wed, 09 May 2018 19:20:00 +0000 81951 at http://americancityandcounty.com Learning to share http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/learning-share <div class="field-deck"> The sharing economy offers cities new partnerships and benefits, but some have had trouble in adapting to the model </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The sharing economy offers cities new partnerships and benefits, but some have had trouble in adapting to the model.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/learning-share" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/learning-share#comments Economic Development Public Transit Housing Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:11:00 +0000 81771 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Photo courtesy of Lyft.</p> The robo-car revolution http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/robo-car-revolution <div class="field-deck"> Automated vehicles are about to take over our streets; what are cities doing to prepare for this disruptive technology? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Automated vehicles are about to take over our streets; what are cities doing to prepare for this disruptive technology?</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/robo-car-revolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/robo-car-revolution#comments Public Transit Wed, 03 Jan 2018 19:25:00 +0000 80591 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>One of Uber&#39;s self-driving cars.</p> Collaborating to create smart communities http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/collaborating-create-smart-communities <div class="field-byline"> Larry Brown </div> <div class="field-deck"> Technology will help drive us into the future </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Technology will help drive us into the future.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/collaborating-create-smart-communities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/collaborating-create-smart-communities#comments Fleets Public Transit Smart Cities Wed, 06 Dec 2017 15:40:00 +0000 80421 at http://americancityandcounty.com How to improve community mobility in a smart city through public-private partnerships http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-improve-community-mobility-smart-city-through-public-private-partnerships <div class="node-body blog-body">Derek Fretheim, director of business development at urban mobility company moovel Group, discusses how public-private partnerships can help cities develop their smart city and mobility initiatives.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-improve-community-mobility-smart-city-through-public-private-partnerships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-improve-community-mobility-smart-city-through-public-private-partnerships#comments Public Transit Smart Cities Viewpoints Tue, 28 Nov 2017 22:26:00 +0000 80361 at http://americancityandcounty.com Reinventing for future infrastructure needs http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/reinventing-future-infrastructure-needs <div class="node-body blog-body">George Wang, a professor of construction management at East Carolina University explains where local leaders should focus in addressing infrastructure needs.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/reinventing-future-infrastructure-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/reinventing-future-infrastructure-needs#comments Public Transit Viewpoints Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:22:00 +0000 79941 at http://americancityandcounty.com Millennials in transit http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/millennials-transit <div class="field-deck"> Young peoples’ shifting attitudes regarding transportation will change the way our cities operate </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Young peoples’ shifting attitudes regarding transportation will change the way our cities operate.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/millennials-transit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/millennials-transit#comments Public Transit Tue, 26 Sep 2017 19:33:00 +0000 79701 at http://americancityandcounty.com Information and planning software gives transit riders needed information http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/information-and-planning-software-gives-transit-riders-needed-information <div class="node-body article-body">Clemson Area Transit (CAT) in Clemson, S.C., uses the TransLoc transportation technology platform to give riders access to important real time information about their rides.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/information-and-planning-software-gives-transit-riders-needed-information" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/information-and-planning-software-gives-transit-riders-needed-information#comments Products at Work Public Transit Public Works Technology Technology Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:38:00 +0000 78191 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The photo shows a customer using the TransLoc Rider mobile transit app that provides system riders with convenient updates.</p> 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>