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    Mass Transit is the only direct-request publication in the industry that is 100% dedicated to public transportation by producing first-hand in-depth profiles of transit agencies, transit operations, and transit systems managers and management.
    Rhyan Schaub, Director of Fare Revenue & Administrative Service, TriMet
    Mobile Applications

    Best Practices: Mobile Payment

    Aug. 15, 2019
    Transit operators are harnessing technology capabilities that allow for mobile payment integration.
    Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority
    The CV Pilot incorporated the technology among transit vehicles, such as the TECO streetcar.

    Connected Vehicles: Tampa

    Aug. 15, 2019
    The THEA Connected Vehicle Pilot aims to transform the experience of drivers, transit riders and pedestrians in downtown Tampa by preventing crashes, enhancing traffic flow, improving...
    Keolis Commuter Services
    The MBTA commuter rail network has 14 lines that operate over 400 miles of track.

    A New Standard Shapes Commuter Rail in Boston

    Aug. 15, 2019
    Innovation, collaboration and dedication continue to push Boston’s commuter rail network through a transformative process.
    Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
    One area WMATA's Strategic Initiatives Team has been working to improve is the challenge of track access.

    Driven by Data

    Aug. 15, 2019
    Strategy Teams, Lean Teams - the names vary – but what is shared is the focus to do more and provide better service.
    Proterra Charging System 2 Credit Proterra
    Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

    Beyond the Bus: Charge Management

    Aug. 14, 2019
    Planning and scheduling of electric fleets shouldn’t be an art form; more tools are coming online to help transit providers optimize their zero emission programs.

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    Fare Collection

    Making the Case for Standardization in MaaS

    Aug. 13, 2019
    As our digital and physical worlds continue to intertwine, fare-centric needs to become consumer-centric.
    Courtesy CBRS Alliance
    Connected Wi Fienvironment

    Rethinking Connectivity: Improving Transportation Automation with Shared Spectrum

    Aug. 2, 2019
    The transportation sector is ripe for disruption, specifically when it comes to technologies that can improve overall efficiency and ROI.
    Courtesy of TriMet
    Thumbnail E Fare Text Normal Credit Tri Met
    Passenger Info

    Fare Capping: How it works in Portland

    July 8, 2019
    Fare capping relieves the rider of having to figure out the “right” fare, provides peace of mind that they are not paying too much, and delivers an equitable option to riders....
    Swiftly Inc.
    A screenshot of Swiftly's Headways module.
    Passenger Info

    It’s time for transit agencies to (actually) double down on rider focus

    June 20, 2019
    In order to grow ridership, public transit agencies need an unflinching devotion to the customer experience.
    Paul stands by one of the iconic Red Transport for London public buses.

    Public transport in the United Kingdom: What can we learn?

    June 19, 2019
    From allowing private transport companies to create public bus routes to contracting out more service to eliminating cash as a payment option, there is much to learn from public...