A Transportation System for the 21st Century: OnDemand in Johnson County Kansas

October 14, 2019

Over the last five years, the Kansas City area has been a hotbed of innovation for transportation. This includes consolidating fixed-route and paratransit into a single regional service and brand, RideKC, and creating a regional same-day mobility...

Designing Cities: 2019 NACTO Recap

October 03, 2019

It’s been a few weeks since I was at the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) Designing Cities 2019 Conference, but I am still riding the energy waves from that event. NACTO is my happy place. It’s a chance for me to...

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...

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

Mobility Row: Ann Arbor Talks Technology and Innovation

July 03, 2019

Ann Arbor is a bustling, vibrant town, sporting an exciting blend of campus, commercial, and community life. With the University of Michigan practically growing directly out from the city center, there is a real sense of a thoughtful...

Campus Transportation Redefined

June 24, 2019

Over the past 15 years TransLoc has worked with campus parking and transportation departments across the United States. In this time we’ve had exposure to very unique environments - in service setup, delivery, needs, and roles. We’ve also...

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