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Your TransLoc APTA 2017 Survival Guide

October 5, 2017

In just a few days, transit industry folks from across the country will converge on Atlanta for this year’s APTA EXPO*. Between the EXPO floor (with over 800 exhibitors from across the globe), presentations, panels and learning sessions, there’s no shortage of events to attend. Here are a few...

Mobile App Architecture at TransLoc

September 26, 2017

When TransLoc’s mobile engineering team set out to build the Microtransit apps for iOS and Android, our top priority was to build them in such a way that we could iterate at a sustainable pace for years to come. As much as possible, we wanted to avoid rewriting part or all of the apps for purel...

How to make your summer internship a success

July 10, 2017

Advice from TransLoc’s Director of Strategy and Partnerships on how to make the most of your summer internship. This week, TransLoc’s interns started work. Each year, TransLoc hires a handful of interns across departments to help us tackle projects and help them gain work experience. We take ...

Three important lessons learned from Bridj’s closure

May 10, 2017

Last week, Bridj made news by shutting its doors. By collecting and using data to create a more demand-driven transit world, Bridj tried to create a “network of express shuttles that offer efficient and flexible trips…that adapt in real-time to where you live, work, and play.” In Boston and W...

TransLoc stands with Glassdoor for wage equality

April 4, 2017

In the U.S., women earn about 76 cents per dollar earned by men on average, but the causes of the gender pay gap are a bit more complicated. Here at TransLoc we are committed to doing our part to close the gender pay gap, which is why we have pledged our commitment to equal pay for equal work. Wa...

The intersection of transit and diversity

March 31, 2017

Earlier this month, I chaperoned my daughter’s third-grade class on a walking and public transit field trip to explore economic development in downtown Durham.  As a working parent, I don’t get to attend as many school day events as I would like.  But, beyond the obvious connection of this ...

3 reasons public transit agencies should care about sustainability

February 15, 2017

Back in April 2016, we published a post explaining how public transit impacts sustainability, but what about the other end of that question: Why should transit agencies aim for sustainable practices? Here’s a hint: It has practically nothing to do with saving the environment. It sounds crazy, r...


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