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Can WiFi on Trains Decrease Public Transit Emergencies?

Recent events have focused attention on how passengers can protect themselves during transit emergencies. Earlier this year, a Metrolink conductor was killed, five Metrolink train cars were derailed, and 31 passengers were injured when the L.A.-bound train hit a truck … Continue reading

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Public Transit Ridership Breaks Record as Demand for WiFi Connectivity Grows

Demand for public transportation is on the rise. According to the American Public Transportation Association, Americans took a total of 10.8 billion trips via public transit in 2014. That’s the highest public ridership rate in fifty-eight years. Phillip Washington, the … Continue reading

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VTA Pioneers Public Transit Innovation in California

On February 18th, transportation technology specialists from across Silicon Valley attended the grand opening for Santa Clara VTA’s new Innovation Center. SinglePoint Communication representatives took in the impressive new space, which was formerly a lunchroom and conference area. The modest … Continue reading

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Business Travel Boosts City Economies Where Public Transit Mobility is Best

Multiple studies have shown that many Americans—particularly younger Americans—prefer to live in cities that offer multiple transportation options. However, it may surprise some readers to learn that urban centers with multimodal transportation systems are also popular places to travel. Indeed, … Continue reading

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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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