Use Data or Lose Everything: Transit Agencies have a Choice

August 15, 2019

A TechCrunch article from May offers a simple, clairvoyant thesis about the future of the auto industry: “Automakers have a choice: become data companies or become irrelevant.” The message is clear: traditional vehicle manufacturers will no...

Microtransit is a Value Investment

August 13, 2019

“You have to understand the makeup of Montgomery County and how much area we’re serving. We could no longer afford to put fixed route services in those areas, but they’re still going to get better service, through these new mobility options.” -...

A Versatile Mobility Solution

August 06, 2019

“Existing urban transit modes can continue to operate, but today citizens demand more than simply expanding old systems. They have access to smartphone apps and flexible ride options that have become popular by focusing on ease of use and a great...

Microtransit Puts Opportunity Within Reach

July 31, 2019

This is probably one of the most exciting things that's happened in public transit in my lifetime. We're creating the future." - Mayor Jeffry Wosje, Plymouth, Minnesota.

Midsize metropolitan areas are growing, and traditional transit is...

Kansas City Paves the Way for the Evolution of Microtransit

July 11, 2019

“This new transit option empowers customers to make the choice that works best for them. It’s customer-driven transit.” -Robbie Makinen, President and CEO of Kansas City Area Transportation Authority

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...

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