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Is America Looking to Get Back on Track with More Trains?

Recent news stories suggest that America is getting on board with train travel. From California to Wisconsin, rail projects are being approved and residents are clamoring for increased passenger rail service. Today we’re taking a look at developments across the … Continue reading

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Does Free Parking Undermine Commuting by Public Transit?

How can our society encourage drivers to become public transit commuters? The benefits of increased commuting are multifold: Healthier people (light rail users are 80% less likely to be obese), lowered costs (couples can save $9,000 a year by living … Continue reading

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Mass Transit Mobility: Future Concepts Include Robotic Podcar Vehicles & More

This September, Berlin hosted the International Trade Fair for Transportation Technology, InnoTrans. From September 23 through 26th, the massive Messe Berlin convention center hosted the show over a sprawling 94,000 square meters of exhibition space. In InnoTrans 2014’s Future Mobility … Continue reading

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SinglePoint Communications Partners with MTB Transit Solutions

SinglePoint Communications is excited to announce a partnership with one of Canada’s largest bus service, overhaul and collision repair firms, MTB Transit Solutions. SinglePoint’s WiFi In Motion products will be the exclusive WiFi solution for MTB. Liam Finan, MTB’s Vice … Continue reading

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What Can American Public Transit Agencies Learn from Europe?

Transportation isn’t a single-player game. It involves riders, politicians, transit operators, and contractors. In such a complex schema, it’s impossible for any single group to change the whole game on their own. Transit agencies can’t expect to immediately do away … Continue reading

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Bus WiFi & In-vehicle Video Technology Improve Safety

As the Internet enters increasing areas of our lives, it seems everything works better when it’s “wired.” From home thermometers to personal fitness, Internet connectivity can often improve performance. The same is true for bus WiFi systems. Transit bus WiFi … Continue reading

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The Future of Bus Design Includes Bus WiFi Systems

As traffic clogs cities across the globe, transit planners are recommending buses as a cost-effective, quick way to add public transportation bandwidth. Compared to light rail systems, bus systems can be up to 90% less expensive to install. Plus, with … Continue reading

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The Drive for School Bus WiFi Gets in Gear [Infographic]

We know that modern school-aged children are connected to technology, but would it be beneficial for them to be able to use that technology during school bus trips or even during the commute from home to school? Did you know … Continue reading

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Join SinglePoint at the Oregon Public Transportation Conference

The Oregon Public Transportation Conference takes place on October 19, 2014 at the Seaside Civic and Convention Center in Seaside, Oregon. Sponsored by the Oregon Transit Association, the event will feature a variety of sessions and speakers throughout the week … Continue reading

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SinglePoint to Attend APTA Expo 2014

This October, SinglePoint Communications will be attending the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Expo 2014 in Houston, Texas from October 13th through October 15th. EXPO is public transit’s comprehensive marketplace of the most innovative and cutting-edge products and services for … Continue reading

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