Three important lessons learned from Bridj’s closure

Doug KaufmanTransLoc Blog0 Comments

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 Washington, this meant point-to-point trips that filled in gaps that were … Read More

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Paratransit

TransLoc MarketingIndustry Thoughts, Paratransit, TransLoc Blog0 Comments

If you’re not familiar with Paratransit, you should be. As a special transportation service for people with disabilities, Paratransit is often provided as a supplement to fixed-route bus and rail systems by public transit agencies. These agencies’ Paratransit services come in a variety of forms, and vary widely in their degree of flexibility. Without Paratransit, however, countless Americans would be … Read More

An Interesting Take on TransLoc: “Uber-izing Public Transit”

Nicole GuernseyIndustry Thoughts, OnDemand News, TransLoc Events, TransLoc In The News0 Comments

We were recently featured on ExitEvent in a very detailed and pretty awesome (if we do say so ourselves) article titled “Uber-izing Public Transit: RTP’s TransLoc a Startup To Watch in Transportation Tech.” The author, Laura Baverman, wrote: The vision of 10-year-old bootstrapped TransLoc has always been to make public transit competitive with private by providing agencies and riders technology that makes it easier and … Read More

Making an Impact: Why TransLoc helps riders communicate with transit agencies

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TransLoc helps riders communicate with transit agencies

It seems so simple now.  Showing moving vehicles actually moving.  And it is. But 10 years ago, it wasn’t. 10 years ago, before Uber and the iPhone and Twitter, showing moving buses actually moving was unique. And we were doing it. And all we wanted to do was tell everyone about it. When I first joined TransLoc as an intern … Read More