7 major themes and takeaways from APTA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and EXPO

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Photo: Business Wire While public transportation agencies across the country sent their best and brightest to Atlanta, the weather failed to get the memo. And yet, despite torrential downpours and tropical storm-like conditions, this year’s APTA turned out an incredible number of transit advocates, agencies, consultants, and more! In light of APTA’s focus on safety, resources, workforce development, demographic shifts, … Read More

TransLoc Rider With Uber—Getting You to Transit

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TransLoc, Memphis Area Transit Authority and Uber Launch Pilot   Memphis, TN, March 22, 2016—TransLoc, a leading provider of transit technology, along with partners Uber and the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA), are launching a pilot of the TransLoc Rider mobile app with Uber in Memphis. TransLoc Rider helps people get to and from the bus stop with ease, making … 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

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

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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