TransLoc’s New On-Demand Microtransit Model Sees Broad Adoption by Transit Agencies Nationwide

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Public transit agencies and cities take the lead on innovative approach to delivering flexible demand response transit options for all Sacramento Regional Transit (SacRT) SmaRT Ride shuttle (Photo: Business Wire) September 12, 2018 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time DURHAM, N.C.-Microtransit solutions provider TransLoc is experiencing unprecedented adoption and expansion of what the company calls agency-owned microtransit. Acquired by Ford Smart Mobility … Read More

7 major themes and takeaways from APTA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and EXPO

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Photo: Business Wire While public transportation agencies across the country sent their best and brightest to Atlanta, the weather failed to get the memo. And yet, despite torrential downpours and tropical storm-like conditions, this year’s APTA turned out an incredible number of transit advocates, agencies, consultants, and more! In light of APTA’s focus on safety, resources, workforce development, demographic shifts, … Read More

TransLoc Rider With Uber—Getting You to Transit

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TransLoc, Memphis Area Transit Authority and Uber Launch Pilot   Memphis, TN, March 22, 2016—TransLoc, a leading provider of transit technology, along with partners Uber and the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA), are launching a pilot of the TransLoc Rider mobile app with Uber in Memphis. TransLoc Rider helps people get to and from the bus stop with ease, making … Read More

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

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

Do you like free stuff? Become a beta tester and help us get you there!

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Hello there. My name is Alex Gibson, and I’m a product manager here at TransLoc. Two weeks ago we announced TransLoc’s partnership with Uber and gave a sneak peek at how the integration will work. Now that I’m able to discuss our plans publicly, I’d like to ask for your help. As a product manager, my job is to leverage … Read More

Eliminating Public Transit’s First-Mile/Last-Mile Problem

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The most commonly cited standard [for walking distance to transit] is 400m or ¼ mile. – Jarrett Walker, Human Transit What is public transit’s first-mile/last-mile (FM/LM) problem? It begins with a ¼ mile. Most people in the United States are “comfortable” walking less than a ¼ mile to or from public transit stops. The problem arises when a potential rider … Read More

How TransLoc Gets You There with Uber and Public Transit—It’s Uber Simple

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TransLoc Uber initial design concepts (may change with final release).

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

How Will People Move in Five Years? Part II: Offer Public Transit Service that Wins

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In early October, I had the pleasure of talking about how people will move in five years at the American Public Transportation Association’s annual meeting. Here at TransLoc, we’re passionate about solving the biggest problems plaguing the public transit industry and as such, I’m taking the liberty of extending this passion beyond the original presentation (which you can watch at … Read More

How Will People Move in Five Years? Part I: Trends Affecting Public Transit

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The best way to predict the future (of public transit) is to create it

In early October, I had the pleasure of talking about how people will move in five years at the American Public Transportation Association’s annual meeting. Here at TransLoc, we’re passionate about solving the biggest problems plaguing the public transit industry and as such, I’m taking the liberty of extending this passion beyond the original presentation (which you can watch at … Read More

An Interesting Take on TransLoc: “Uber-izing Public Transit”

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We were recently featured on ExitEvent in a very detailed and pretty awesome (if we do say so ourselves) article titled “Uber-izing Public Transit: RTP’s TransLoc a Startup To Watch in Transportation Tech.” The author, Laura Baverman, wrote: The vision of 10-year-old bootstrapped TransLoc has always been to make public transit competitive with private by providing agencies and riders technology that makes it easier and … Read More

Making an Impact: Why TransLoc helps riders communicate with transit agencies

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TransLoc helps riders communicate with transit agencies

It seems so simple now.  Showing moving vehicles actually moving.  And it is. But 10 years ago, it wasn’t. 10 years ago, before Uber and the iPhone and Twitter, showing moving buses actually moving was unique. And we were doing it. And all we wanted to do was tell everyone about it. When I first joined TransLoc as an intern … Read More