10 Things You Didn’t Know About Paratransit

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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

TransLoc Shifts Into High Gear – Why and how an 11-year-old company raised VC funding

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It was just getting crowded at Los Altos Grill (outside Mountain View, CA) and the live musicians were ready to go on break. Doug (TransLoc’s CEO) and I sat down for a feast of grilled artichokes, deviled eggs, and hamburgers. It was late May, and the weather was absolutely beautiful—the kind of night where you just want to sit outside … Read More

TransLoc, Inc. Raises $8 Million in Oversubscribed Round of Financing

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SJF Ventures and Fontinalis Partners Co-lead Investment in Transit Technology Leader Durham, N.C., March 31, 2016—TransLoc, a leading provider of transit technology, announced today that it has completed an $8 million round of financing. The round was co-led by SJF Ventures and Fontinalis Partners, with additional investments from Marc Benioff’s Efficient Capacity fund, Thomas McMurray and Patient Capital Collaborative (PCC), an impact … 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

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

TransLoc’s top 10 favorite transit stops in the world

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Transit stops and stations don’t have to be boring and overlooked. They can be quite the opposite—fun, functional, whimsical, and beautiful. There are some fantastic transit stops all over the globe, and we’ve listed our 10 favorites submitted by our TransLoc team. Read on to see which stops and stations made the list. The Interchange in Minneapolis, MN: an example … 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

Mobile Use + Transit Infographic

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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