Category Archives: Bus WiFi

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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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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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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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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Easy Wins for Improving Public Transit & Bus Speed: Bus WiFi Systems Can Help

“I don’t take the bus because it’s too slow!” This is an all too common reason for avoiding public transit. Fortunately, a group sponsored by the Federal Transit Administration has researched how to speed up the country’s bus routes. The … Continue reading

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Green & Growing: Is the Motorcoach Industry the Future of Travel?

Motorcoaches are poised to lead the way toward convenient, comfortable, eco-friendly travel. A recent ABA (American Bus Association) study found that private motorcoaches are the greenest form of transportation, according to multiple yardsticks. Moreover, the motorcoach industry has seen consistent … Continue reading

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Bus WiFi Technology Aids Paratransit

As the Internet of Things looms on society’s horizon, we can expect more and more industries to be transformed through wireless networking. Train/bus WiFi is no exception. We often write about how mobile Internet technology (such as our WiFi in … Continue reading

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