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Zero-emission Transit Helps the Environment

Published: 05/05/2022

Having a zero-emission fleet is the ideal goal of public transit companies. It refers to using electricity instead of emitting exhaust gas. This can help improve air quality and reduce noise pollution. Many transit companies are working towards, or have switched to zero-emission vehicles. Continue reading

Federal Mask Mandate Ending for Transit

Published: 04/28/2022

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has extended the federal mask mandate. This time, it has extended to April 18, 2022. This was based on current national data, science and other factors. Continue reading

Transit Ridership Boosted by Gas Prices

Published: 04/20/2022

As gas prices increased, different transit systems in the nation are reporting a boost of transit ridership. Commuters are finding alternative ways of commute in order to save money; and/or taking advantage of their commuter benefits if their employers offer it. Continue reading

Commuter Options for Puerto Ricans

Published: 04/08/2022

Redmon Transit Displays are available for Puerto Ricans, and in use at all the ferry ports at Puerto Rico Ferry. These provide real-time departure, arrival, status, seating and schedule information. These displays also contain video advertising. Continue reading

Gas Prices - A Great Reason To Use Public Transit

Published: 03/25/2022

Currently, gas prices have gone up high again. Not only because Russia is one of the largest oil exporters in the world, and because of the recent events between Russia and Ukraine. But also the sudden increase in demand for gasoline, as workers are returning to the office. Continue reading

Commuter Rail and Its Advantages

Published: 03/07/2022

Commuter Rail is a passenger transport service that connects their riders to major cities and suburban areas. These systems use electric or diesel trains; and fare price can vary depending on zone. Continue reading

Commuting To Work: A New Outlook

Published: 03/02/2022

Commuting to work has changed a lot since the pandemic in 2020 began. Roads/highways went from highly congested to light, as we haven't seen before. Continue reading

Digital Signage Improves Your Business

Published: 02/25/2022

With the advancement of technology, we now have digital signage; which has a lot of benefits for businesses. This is particularly a key tool for transit companies; it allows their customers to easily find bus stops, train arrivals, and more. Continue reading

Infrastructure Deal and Public Transit

Published: 02/18/2022

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal is a large investment in the nation's infrastructure. This deal intends to rebuild the nation's roads, bridges and rails. Also, expand access to clean water, high speed internet, tackle the climate crisis. Continue reading

Public Transit Ridership and Its New "Normal"

Published: 01/15/2022

One of the industries mostly affected with the COVID-19 pandemic was the public transit and its ridership. As lockdown procedures started back in spring of 2020, more people had the option of working remotely. Initially, the transit industry thought it would be a matter of just a few weeks. Still to this date, at the final stages of 2021, public transit has not gone back to normal. Continue reading

Understanding Mobility and Other Transit Scores

Published: 12/01/2021

In major cities, many people rely on public transportation to commute to and from work. This is due to the traffic in these areas. In these cities, we hear terms such as walkability, transit and mobility scores. These determine a score based on the proximity of public transit to a designated place. These are key for people to determine how difficult it is to travel to a specific Continue reading

Advantages of a Company Shuttle

Published: 11/18/2021

The challenges that came with the COVID-19 pandemic also brought creative, alternate solutions; for example a company shuttle. This is a new modality that did exist before the pandemic. Lately it has been more common as an incentive to get employees back to work. Continue reading

Commuter Benefits and Its Importance

Published: 11/05/2021

Commuter benefits give workers the chance to use tax-free dollars on commuting costs. The companies that offer these benefits also save money by reducing payroll taxes. According to a survey Robert Half reported, about 23% of employees would quit a job due to difficult commute, while 85% would get a pay cut for an easier commute. If a company provides these benefits, an employee is more likely to stay with the company longer. Continue reading

Mask Mandate in Public Transportation

Published: 10/14/2021

The Center of Disease Control (CDC) issued an order that mandated the use of face masks for transportation. This mandate started in the month of January 2020. It includes buses, trains, airplanes and transportation hubs. Continue reading

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Public-Private Rail Partnership

Published: 09/21/2021

In a pre-COVID world, Virginia Railway Express (VRE) filled to capacity with most of their trains during the morning and evening commutes in and out of DC. The Commonwealth of Virginia, Amtrak, VRE and CSX have finalized agreements on a public-private rail partnership. Continue reading