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TransLoc's Tyler Means recognized as a 2020 Mass Transit 40 under 40 recipient

Tyler Means recognized for industry involvement and commitment to improving mobility access

DURHAM, N.C., August 18, 2020 – Today, Mass Transit magazine honors Tyler Means, Manager of Solutions Engineering at TransLoc, with its prestigious 2020 “40 Under 40 Award.”

The magazine has recognized individuals for their industry contributions and who have shown a capacity for innovation, demonstrated leadership, and a commitment to making an impact in transit.

“Each day I endeavour to provide top-quality transportation solutions to create a seamless mobility experience for those most in need,” Means commented. “It is humbling to know that those efforts have been recognized, and I am proud to receive such a prestigious distinction from one of the leading industry magazines.”

Means was recognized for his dedication to equity and accessibility during his ten years in transit, including pioneering TransLoc’s Fixed to Flex program which helped transit agencies quickly pivot from fixed route to on demand services during COVID-19 to meet changing community needs.

A record number of nominations were received for this year’s honor. Criteria for selection included such things as job commitment, industry involvement and contribution, achievement in his or her position and innovation in his or her field. The evaluation process resulted in a group of young professionals who represent a diverse cross section of skills and disciplines required to make this industry what it is.

A complete list of this year’s winners can be found on the Mass Transit website.

About TransLoc, Ride Systems, and DoubleMap

Together under the Ford Mobility umbrella*, TransLoc, Ride Systems, and DoubleMap deliver a one-stop-shop for transit providers seeking transit operations solutions. Recognized by Fast Company for their innovative technology, today their intelligent transportation software portfolio includes flexible demand response, fixed route systems, and planning services, providing a one-stop-shop for more than 1500 agencies and transit providers worldwide. They are the largest single provider of agency-owned microtransit systems for municipal transit agencies in the U.S, and their fixed route and on-demand systems are at the core of both cities and towns, and on university and business campuses. TransLoc, Ride Systems and DoubleMap have collectively partnered with agencies to deliver the highest level of service and win the confidence of the riding public for more than a decade.

SHIFT Communications for TransLoc
Meg Brenner

*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.