Three Ways Agency-Owned Microtransit Can Be Better for the Environment Than Uber or Lyft

June 12, 2019

Uber was founded ten years ago, and has long since become a household word. The widespread adoption of TNCs (Transportation Network Companies) like Uber and Lyft has disrupted mobility in American cities, and has set new consumer expectations of...

The Optimal Transportation System: A Problem Statement

May 01, 2019

Have you ever ridden a train on Thanksgiving weekend?Does your commute home begin at 5 p.m.?Do you know someone who isn’t sure how they’ll get to their next doctor’s appointment, or even to the grocery store?  

5 Takeaways from APTA's Marketing & Communication Workshop

March 12, 2019

Recently, a few members from TransLoc’s marketing team hopped on a plane to head to New Orleans for the 2019 APTA Marketing & Communications Workshop. This intensive and interactive workshop, focused on public transportation marketing as a whole,...

Microtransit Provides an Opportunity to Thrive

March 08, 2019
Hear from Lauren Marks, Executive Director of The Exceptional Foundation of Atlanta, about how a microtransit service in Gwinnett County, GA is providing service for an exceptional group.

I am the Executive Director for a newly established...

How the Desire to Improve Lives Brought One Urban Planner from KCATA to TransLoc

March 05, 2019

TransLoc welcomes AICP-certified planner Tyler Means to the team as Senior Project Manager. Tyler comes from one of TransLoc’s transit agency partners, Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA), where he served as Operations Manager. He...

Growing The Movement

February 21, 2019

Just about a year ago, TransLoc was acquired by Ford Smart Mobility. After spending the bulk of my professional career working at TransLoc in a bootstrapped and then VC rocket-fueled spaceship, we were finally in orbit. We are now a part of a...

20 Questions You Should Ask When Shopping for Microtransit

October 12, 2018

Congratulations! You’ve decided to pursue microtransit for your agency. Now what?

Reimagining Public Transit with Microtransit

October 01, 2018

TransLoc hosted a conversation about agency-owned microtransit at the APTA 2018 Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee with (left to right) Josh Cohen, TransLoc National Director of Policy; Kimberlee Morton, CEO of Norwalk Transit District; Henry...

Insights from Inside: SUMC's 2018 National Shared Mobility Summit

March 29, 2018

Staged annually in the Windy City, the National Shared Mobility Summit focuses on the discussion and exploration of the latest developments in car-sharing, shared autonomous and electric vehicles, bike-sharing, e-hailing and microtransit.

The 10 do’s and don’ts of writing a microtransit RFP

February 13, 2018

Microtransit, as a transportation mode, is a fairly new concept, which means agencies frequently encounter barriers to implementation: an unfamiliar service approach, difficulty identifying and conveying need, missing data, or lacking...

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