Creating the Future of Mobility: What we’ve learned by integrating Uber into TransLoc Rider

Josh CohenIndustry Thoughts, TransLoc Blog, TransLoc Uber0 Comments

It’s been just under 2 months since we launched the Uber integration with TransLoc Rider in the Triangle and Memphis. With TransLoc Rider, users simply enter their destination to get the best route, one that combines walking, transit and Uber. The app makes the experience seamless; it even hails and books the Uber. Yet we know there’s room for improvement … Read More

The Future of Transit is Seamless

Alex GibsonBeta, Industry Thoughts, Lifestyle, Mobile, TransLoc Blog, 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

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

Eliminating Public Transit’s First-Mile/Last-Mile Problem

Alex GibsonIndustry Thoughts, TransLoc Blog, TransLoc Uber1 Comment

transloc_wake-county-stop-distance

The most commonly cited standard [for walking distance to transit] is 400m or ¼ mile. – Jarrett Walker, Human Transit What is public transit’s first-mile/last-mile (FM/LM) problem? It begins with a ¼ mile. Most people in the United States are “comfortable” walking less than a ¼ mile to or from public transit stops. The problem arises when a potential rider … Read More

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

Nicole GuernseyLifestyle, Mobile, Product News, TransLoc Blog, 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