Public Transit http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6615/more en 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> 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>