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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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Can Increased Vehicle Connectivity Like Bus WiFi Make Us Healthier?

An incredible infographic at BusandCoach.travel recently caught our eye. Created by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and NewPublicHealth.org, the infographic shows how public health is linked with the availability of local transportation options. Transit-oriented communities tend to have healthier citizens. … Continue reading

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The Intercity Bus: Mobile Internet’s Role in Growth & Change

A recent study out of DePaul University found that intercity bus service grew by 7.5 percent last year – the highest rate of growth in four years. Intercity bus travel is outpacing rail travel (up by 3 percent) as well … Continue reading

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Gen Y Prefers City Bus WiFi Over Driving to Work

It may seem strange to their parents and grandparents, but many of today’s young people would prefer a longer bus ride with free WiFi access to a shorter drive in their own vehicle. Recently, a study found that 80 percent … Continue reading

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The Luxury of Mobile WiFi in Private Charter Buses

Travelers love how WiFi internet hotspots allow them to stay productive, entertained and socially connected around the clock. According to a recent In-Stat poll, 64 percent of travelers have chosen a hotel or restaurant according to WiFi availability. “WiFi is … Continue reading

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Tourists, Travel & the Importance of Bus WiFi Systems

As our world becomes increasingly “plugged in,” many people feel frustrated and angry when they can’t access the web. Some savvy transit agencies, such as Greyhound, have already added bus WiFi systems, but many other transportation routes remain cut off … Continue reading

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SingleREV Software Helps Offset Cost of Bus WiFi Systems

Installing train and bus WiFi systems can be quite expensive. For instance, adding WiFi to the Capitol Corridor rail system between Sacramento and Oakland cost $3.75 million. Yet passengers are clamoring for train and bus WiFi systems, and they’re willing … Continue reading

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SinglePASS Simplifies Passenger Ticketing

These days, you can pay for nearly anything online. So why not transit passes? Well, now you can. As our recent press release explains, SinglePoint has partnered with Globe Sherpa to create SinglePASS, a mobile ticketing system. According to SinglePoint … Continue reading

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Bus WiFi and the Changing Face of Public Transportation [Infographic]

Mass transit is making a comeback, thanks to high gas prices, affordable fares and new amenities – including bus WiFi. Meanwhile, riders report the rising importance of WiFi availability in making travel decisions. The following infographic explores WiFi use on … Continue reading

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Greyhound Bus WiFi Gets an Update with SinglePoint Communications’ Solutions

The largest provider of intercity bus transportation in the U.S., Greyhound, is now offering free web access on every refurbished bus. Mobile internet access is only one part of the Greyhound Fleet Revitalization Program. Greyhound buses are also being refurbished … Continue reading

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