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Can Private Investors Pave the Way Toward Better Public Transit?

Private investors have an important role to play in the future of American transportation. Our country’s economic future depends on modern transit linking cities and neighborhoods. As the American population increases by 100 million in the next four decades, we … Continue reading

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Could Mobile Clinic Internet Help Aid U.S. Vets in Rural Areas?

Mobile Vet Centers are providing services to veterans across America. This Department of Veterans Affairs outreach program is providing information and readjustment counseling to servicemembers via mobile clinics. Traditional Veterans Affairs community centers assist vets with the transition back into … Continue reading

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Public Transit & Mobile WiFi: Millennials Lead the Way [Infographic]

For today’s generation of Millennials, those between the ages of 18 and 34, public transportation is a way to exercise good stewardship in regards to caring for the earth, the economy and local community. As the largest generation in the … Continue reading

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Will Electric Buses Lead the Charge in America’s Transit Investment?

Buses are the workhorses of public transportation in America. Every year, riders take more bus trips than commuter rail, light rail, and heavy rail combined. Over five billion passengers rode buses in 2013, according to the American Public Transportation Association. … Continue reading

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Can Train WiFi Play a Role in National Rail Safety Education?

While train collisions have grabbed headlines in the last few years, statistics reveal that far more fatalities occur due to unsafe behavior around tracks. Consider that in 2012, 71% of transit-related deaths were pedestrians or cars that collided with trains. … Continue reading

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Public-Private Partnerships Team Motorcoach Operators with Public Transit

A new transit approach is gaining steam in cities across the U.S. Public-Private Partnerships (P3) pair public and private agencies to expand operations without increasing budgets. P3 transportation systems offer multiple advantages:

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City-to-City Bus Services Experience Fastest Increase in Technology Use

Passengers on city-to-city bus services are increasingly using technology, according to a DePaul University study. After collecting data from 7,034 passengers on 106 different buses, planes, and trains, the researchers concluded that passengers’ use of personal electronic devices continues to … Continue reading

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Paratransit Fleets Add New Technology & Increase Ridership in 2014

The 11th annual METRO Magazine paratransit survey found almost 40% of paratransit operators added new technology to their fleets in 2012 and 2013. Survey respondents include 149 paratransit operators in 37 US states, and 1 Canadian agency. With over 12,000 … Continue reading

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Inner-City Transportation Challenges & Connectivity: Are We Missing the Bus?

In a white paper titled “Overcoming the Challenges of Inner-City Transportation,” IBM discusses the difficulties of providing reliable transportation in urban areas. Inner-city transit agencies face unique hurdles that must be overcome if our urban centers hope to support growing … Continue reading

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SinglePoint to Attend UMA Motorcoach Expo 2015

Here at SinglePoint Communications, we’re looking ahead to January 18-22, 2015, when we’ll be attending the United Motorcoach Association’s Motorcoach Expo in New Orleans, Louisiana. The UMA Motorcoach Expo is the nation’s premiere event for motorcoach owners, vendors, and manufacturers. … Continue reading

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