What’s missing from Tesla’s new public transport plan

Doug KaufmanIndustry Thoughts, Sustainability, TransLoc Blog0 Comments

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Elon Musk recently released part two of his master plan for Tesla. And predictably, especially for those who have seen Musk’s ability to tackle society’s largest problems, it’s causing some excitement. There’s a lot to love about the new plan. But one of Musk’s new key objectives could actually worsen the very problems he’s trying to solve: his declaration that autonomous buses of … Read More

10 Steps to Improve the Conversation Around Public Transit on Twitter

Nicole GuernseyIndustry Thoughts, Marketing, TransLoc Blog0 Comments

Ten Ways to Improve Public Transit's Twitter Image

My job is to provide the best marketing and social media support I can to TransLoc and to our customers. Sometimes, that means thinking outside the box. For example, how do I help transit agencies change the conversation around public transit? This might be one of the biggest problems with public transportation today—people shed a negative light on using public … Read More

The Future of Transit is Seamless

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

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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

Become a Memphis Rider Beta Tester and Help Shape the Future of Transit

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Recruiting Beta Testers for TransLoc Rider Transit Mobile App with Uber Memphis, T.N., February 22, 2016—TransLoc®, a leading provider of transportation technology, is recruiting beta testers to provide feedback on TransLoc Rider with Uber for Memphis Area Transit Authority. The Rider mobile app simplifies multimodal travel, providing passengers with the best option to get to their destination. Individuals in Memphis … Read More

Become a Triangle Rider Beta Tester and Shape the Future of Mobility

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TransLoc Recruiting Beta Testers of Rider with Uber Integration for GoTriangle Transit Agency   Durham, N.C., February 4, 2016—TransLoc®, a leading provider of transportation technology, is recruiting beta testers to provide feedback on the TransLoc Rider app with Uber integration. Individuals in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill are encouraged to join the Triangle Riders beta group and help create the … 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

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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

TransLoc and Uber Partner to Pioneer a New Standard in Public Transit

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TransLoc and Uber partner to pioneer mobility options

Integrating Uber into commutes with TransLoc Rider DURHAM, N.C.—January 11, 2016—TransLoc®, a leading provider of transportation technology, is partnering with Uber to create a new standard in public transit and private technology collaboration. This milestone seeks to combine the best of private transportation and public transit for truly integrated mobility. By integrating the Uber API into the TransLoc Rider app, … 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

Why a former transit CEO is teaming up with a tech company

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Why a former transit CEO is teaming up with a tech company

I’ve spent my entire 46-year career in public transportation, seeking to make transit meet the needs of people in communities across the US. I’ve experienced firsthand what it’s like to provide a public transit system in older cities, like Boston and Cleveland, and fast growing newer urban areas, like Charlotte and Seattle, including competing against private transportation. Providing quality transit … Read More

TransLoc Traveler in Action – Real-life applications for origin-destination data

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Sometimes it’s hard to see how actions can affect outcomes, especially when dealing with transit planning. TransLoc Traveler gives agencies the ability to see THE FUTURE. Ok, maybe not. But it does allow agencies to see anonymized, real-time location information for their riders. For the first time ever, agencies can now gain a keen awareness of how riders actually use … Read More