The Future of Transit: The Need for Innovation + Versatility
DURHAM, N.C., July 1, 2020 – Today, TransLoc’s Innovation Manager Alex Gibson and Product Manager Alex Allen lead a workshop on the future of transit at the CoMotion MIAMI LIVE Conference: A Bold New Blueprint for Mobility at 11:30 a.m. EDT.
The workshop titled “The Future of Transit: The Need for Innovation + Versatility” helps transit providers evolve through the unprecedented events triggered by COVID-19. According to Gibson and Allen, to be successful now and in the future, the transportation industry must embrace innovation, understand resilience, and remain nimble. The workshop leaders will take participants through activities that focus on adaptability and change management, and then they will show attendees how to pivot from a fixed-route to a flexible transit plan to navigate their riders’ changing needs during this unpredictable time.
Upon conclusion of the workshop, attendees will be able to develop best practices of innovation in the workplace. In addition, participants will learn practical innovation management tactics, including proven steps to implement innovation pathways in their organizations and how to improve already existing ones.
CoMotion MIAMI LIVE: A Bold New Blueprint for Mobility is two days of immersive and inspirational talks, demos, and workshops from some of the most influential leaders in the new urban mobility space, including mayors of global cities, tech and public transit leaders, as well as venture capitalists and start-up founders. CoMotion MIAMI LIVE hopes to offer a path forward for cities in mobility in light of the current global public health crisis.
Access the webcast live on the CoMotion website at https://www.comotionmiami.com/program-miami-live.
About TransLoc, Ride Systems, and DoubleMap
Hailed by Fast Company as one of the world’s most innovative companies in transportation, TransLoc joined forces with Ride Systems and DoubleMap under the Ford Mobility* umbrella to provide an unparalleled platform of intelligent transportation software solutions. Now one of the largest providers of transportation technology offerings in the world, the group supplies integrated mobility solutions to 1,300+ customers in all 50 United States and across the globe. The team provides mission-critical transit operation software and GTFS data solutions, so riders can enjoy a seamless travel experience with fixed route service, real-time microtransit ride hailing, and vehicle tracking through the ease of a smartphone app. To learn more, visit TransLoc.com, or follow on Twitter at @TransLoc.
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*On March 1, 2022, global technology company Modaxo acquired TransLoc from Ford Motor Company. TransLoc is no longer affiliated with Ford or any Ford properties.