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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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U.S. Transportation Innovation Means Mobile WiFi is on the Move [Infographic]

In today’s connected world, the demand for WiFi access is greater than ever. With ridership growing across the board—from commuter rails to charter buses—remaining competitive is a matter of meeting this demand. Along with public transportation, emergency service personnel find … Continue reading

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Leveraging Technology to Improve America’s Transportation Infrastructure

Transportation challenges often seem impossibly expensive to solve. For instance, accidents caused by driver error would seem to require costly solutions, such as extended employee training, and HR interventions. Capacity limits appear to demand major investments in system expansion. And … Continue reading

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Does Bus WiFi Ease the Morning Commute?

According to a DePaul University study, more than 90% of today’s commuters plan to use a portable electronic device en route—even without Internet access. Modern riders are already equipped with personal gadgets, so it should be no surprise that they … Continue reading

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What Can the Public Transportation Industry Learn from Uber?

Recently, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation hosted an event titled “Data Driven Innovation in Transportation” featuring executives from Uber, RideScout, and government transportation officials. As you may be aware, Uber is a ride service that uses a smartphone app … Continue reading

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Public Transit WiFi Headed Underground: Connecting Subway Commuters

WiFi access is now available at Mt. Everest’s base camp, in remote Canadian national parks, and at hundreds of beaches across the globe. So why is it still impossible to get online while on the subway? Our American cities are … Continue reading

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WiFi Comes to the World Trade Center as New Jersey & New York Get Connected

Connectivity is increasingly in demand across the country, as consumers clamor for it and government agencies and companies aim to please by providing it. That’s certainly the case in the New York City area, where the Port Authority of New … Continue reading

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