How to make your summer internship a success

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Advice from TransLoc’s Director of Strategy and Partnerships on how to make the most of your summer internship. This week, TransLoc’s interns started work. Each year, TransLoc hires a handful of interns across departments to help us tackle projects and help them gain work experience. We take onboarding seriously here at TransLoc, even for our interns.  They are welcomed with … Read More

The Benefits and Challenges of Students Using Public Transit

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It’s officially September, which means a few things: soon there will be pumpkin spice-flavored everything; weekends will be filled with football; and the last remaining schools are now in session, providing agencies with an influx of students as public transit passengers.

The Future of Transit is Seamless

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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

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

The 7 Best Apps for College Students

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Summer is winding down, the leaves are changing color, there is a crispness in the air—millions of students are either returning to or newly matriculating at universities across the country, which means the yearly supply-purchasing frenzy is on. Linens, backpacks, mini fridges, textbooks, and tech gadgets are making their way into both virtual and actual shopping baskets nationwide.

Revolutionizing public transit through demand-response technology

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Imagine a world where transit responds to demand before it happens. Utilizing our past product technologies combined with a new microtransit focus, we’re one step closer to making this world a reality. TransLoc OnDemand is more than just demand-response transit technology—it’s the next step in uplifting mass transit as a realistic mode of transportation for all.

Marketing Your Real Time Bus Tracking

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Real time bus tracking information is a hugely valuable asset of any transit organization. But, it’s wasted if riders don’t know it’s available. In fact, across our 70 customers, transit administrators accounted for less than 1% of all real time information views in February 2013. So, whether your fall semester is about to ramp up or you’re in the middle … Read More

TransLoc Android App Released

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After the release of our free iPhone app in April 2010, Android users began clamoring for their own native app. The time is finally here: we have officially removed the “beta” label from the free TransLoc Android app.