GTFS – What is it and why does it matter to public transit?

April 04, 2021
 

Public Transportation Funding: Doing More with Less

February 03, 2021

Public transportation in the United States is currently in a state of crisis. A shock to no one, the COVID pandemic - and the associated changes in how we live, work, play, and move about our communities - has a deep impact on public transit. ...

2021 Transit Predictions

December 17, 2020

 

What does 2021 have in store for transportation? We don't have a crystal ball, but our solutions engineers have a strong pulse on the industry and have made their predictions for the upcoming year: 

Public Transportation After COVID-19

May 28, 2020

Mobility and transportation have been upended by the COVID-19 crisis. Ridership in major metros across the U.S., Europe, and China has declined 50-90% compared to pre-crisis levels. While stay-at-home orders are being lifted, the global impact of...

Creating Vibrant Cities: Going Above and Beyond Traditional Transportation

August 19, 2019

Last week several members of the TransLoc team traveled to New York City for the 2019 ACT International Conference. This year’s conference brought together over 650 professionals from across the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and...

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.” -...

The Best Time to Plant a Tree was 20 Years Ago. The Next Best Time is Today.

August 05, 2019

I grew up on 10 forested acres of land on the side of a mountain on the outskirts of the western North Carolina city of Asheville. My parents built our house overlooking Haw Creek Valley and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Our nearest neighbor was a...

The Moral Argument for Free Public Transit

June 05, 2019

The fundamental role of public transit is to provide access. According to the American Public Transit Association, almost half of the 10 billion annual trips on public transit are commuting to jobs and another 21 percent are for shopping. Seven...

It's All About Partnerships: Findings from NCPTA

May 22, 2019

Transportation is doing a deep dive on finding ways to implement industry innovation while keeping the rider at the center of the conversation. This month, TransLoc's business development team attended the North Carolina Public Transportation...

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