Planning Multimodal Trips in TransLoc Rider

Nout Boctor-SmithMobile, TransLoc Blog1 Comment

MultiModal Trip Planning in Rider

Imagine the following scenario: You’re packing up your things after work on a Friday when a text pops up on your phone. A friend has just won tickets to Hamilton and he’s inviting you to be his plus one…this weekend…in a city far away from yours. You text him back with an immediate “yes!” then launch TransLoc’s Rider app to … Read More

6 ways to future-proof your transit agency

Annabel JonesIndustry Thoughts, Mobile, Sustainability, TransLoc Blog, Video0 Comments

3 transit industry experts. 12 questions. 6 key takeaways It’s easy to talk about the future of transit like it’s a far off reality. In truth, advancements in technology, changing ridership needs, and new legislation are altering the public transportation landscape. What you project as next year’s concern may quickly become (another) current need. So, how do you tackle your … Read More

The Future of Transit is Seamless

Alex GibsonBeta, Industry Thoughts, Lifestyle, Mobile, TransLoc Uber0 Comments

TransLocUber

The nature of the public transit system makes it inherently complex to navigate. With an amalgam of schedules, stops, routes and vehicles, determining the most optimal way to get somewhere can be a challenge. The advent of open data (such as GTFS), mapping tools (such as OpenStreetMap) and mobile apps (such as TransLoc Rider) makes getting from one place to … Read More

6 ways TransLoc Traveler’s survey feature is changing public transit

Elaine McVeyIndustry Thoughts, Mobile, TransLoc Blog, TransLoc Traveler1 Comment

In October, TransLoc made it possible for transit agencies to effectively and painlessly get feedback from their riders with a unique in-app survey feature. Unlike anything available in transit, it’s truly a survey like no other—and we’re just getting started. You may be asking, What makes this survey so special? Let’s take a look. Six ways TransLoc Traveler’s survey feature … Read More

Extending the Reach of Transit, the First-Mile/Last-Mile Question

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TransLoc Webinar: Extending the Reach of Transit - The first mile last mile problem

This is a companion blog post to our webinar The First-Mile/Last-Mile Problem: How Big is it? that took place on February 23, 2016. If you didn’t get a chance to attend, you can watch the recording here. The transit industry is being disrupted and there are more mobility options than ever before. Those multi-modal options are leveraging technology to be … Read More

Do you like free stuff? Become a beta tester and help us get you there!

Alex GibsonBeta, Humans of Transit, Mobile, TransLoc Blog, TransLoc Uber0 Comments

TransLocUber

Hello there. My name is Alex Gibson, and I’m a product manager here at TransLoc. Two weeks ago we announced TransLoc’s partnership with Uber and gave a sneak peek at how the integration will work. Now that I’m able to discuss our plans publicly, I’d like to ask for your help. As a product manager, my job is to leverage … Read More

How TransLoc Gets You There with Uber and Public Transit—It’s Uber Simple

Nicole GuernseyLifestyle, Mobile, Product News, TransLoc Blog, TransLoc In The News, TransLoc Uber0 Comments

TransLoc Uber initial design concepts (may change with final release).

We know you’re curious, so we want to give you a sneak peek at how the TransLoc Rider with Uber integration will work. The best part? It’s as easy as opening the TransLoc Rider app! First, open TransLoc Rider (or download it if you haven’t already). The app will autolocate you and your closest public transit stop. If you’ve never … Read More

Mobile Use + Transit Infographic

Nicole GuernseyIndustry Thoughts, Infographics, Mobile0 Comments

In part I of Alex Gibson’s blog series on how people will move in five years, he discusses the rapid rate of smartphone adoption and how those phones are being used. This infographic looks deeper into the relationship between mobile use and public transit.  As presented in that first article, mobile is no longer an option for public transit agencies… Smartphone users are relying … Read More

How Will People Move in Five Years? Part III: Understanding Public Transit Riders

Alex GibsonIndustry Thoughts, Mobile, TransLoc Blog0 Comments

In early October, I had the pleasure of talking about how people will move in five years at the American Public Transportation Association’s annual meeting. Here at TransLoc, we’re passionate about solving the biggest problems plaguing the public transit industry and as such, I’m taking the liberty of extending this passion beyond the original presentation (which you can watch at … Read More