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Congestion Pricing as a Solution for Traffic

Published: 12/22/2023

Congestion pricing is a way to increase prices without increasing supply.  This concept is not only used in the transportation industry. Utilities such as electricity varies their prices depending on demand; such as time of day or season of the year. Continue reading

Public Transit and its Financial Shortfalls

Published: 12/01/2023

Public transit has gone through a handful of challenges in the past few years. Even before the pandemic started, public transit has been facing funding crises. The significant decrease in ridership starting in 2020 just made things worse. Continue reading

Driver assisting customer after ridership reaches pre-pandemic levels

Pre-Pandemic Levels of Transit Ridership, Are We There Yet?

Published: 08/31/2023

After over 3 years, transit ridership finally is reaching closer to pre-pandemic levels; but it hasn’t been without a few challenges. The biggest challenge public transit is currently facing is the amount of people still working remotely on a frequent basis, if not fully remote. Continue reading

The E-Bike Tax Credit is Back

Published: 04/10/2023

In an effort for cleaner energy in public transit, U.S. lawmakers have re-introduced the e-bike tax credit bill that would allow people to have a tax break when buying an electric bike. Continue reading

Car-free living is it possible?

Published: 02/08/2023

The term car-free living can be either a convenience or a hinderance; depending where you live. If you live in the city, where there are plenty of public transportation available, living without a car makes total sense. Continue reading

E-Paper Displays

Published: 01/13/2023

Electronic, or e-paper displays are a technology with reflective display. This technology mimics the appearance of ink on paper. However, these displays require very little power, since they reflect light rather than emit it. Continue reading

Boost Ridership for Public Transit

Published: 01/06/2023

Ever since COVID-19, public transit agencies have come up with different strategies to boost ridership. Public transit ridership reached an all time low when COVID-19 restrictions hit. With everyone working from home, it impacted public transit in a way unseen before. Continue reading

Benefits of Digital Signage

Published: 11/24/2022

There are many benefits of digital signage for your business. Whether it's located in public transit, a library, school or mall, digital signage can help with visual appeal and customer engagement. Continue reading

Ferry Service As a Transit Alternative

Published: 10/14/2022

Ferry service is not readily available everywhere like bus/trains are, but can be a great alternative of transportation for those locations are separated by a body of water. It’s where water meets the road. Continue reading

Improving Accessibility in Transit

Published: 08/23/2022

Transit systems have worked on improving accessibility in the last 30 years; but it's still nowhere near where it should be. Continue reading

Public Transit Safety

Published: 08/03/2022

Public transit safety is usually one of the top concerns when people are looking for alternative ways of commuting. Bus, metrorail and train are one of the safest ways to travel. Continue reading

Make Summer Break Fun with Public Transit

Published: 06/25/2022

Despite schools starting summer break, public transit might see more of an increase this year. This is due to a myriad of factors. High gas prices, parking challenges and more people visiting the Washington DC area museums and other attractions. Continue reading

Trip Planners Make Commute Easier

Published: 06/07/2022

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

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

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

DASH - Alexandria Transit Company

Published: 06/01/2021

DASH is a public transportation system that provides safe and reliable public transit service within the City of Alexandria. Continue reading

Image of digital signage at a bus station

5 Important Considerations

Published: 05/06/2021

You're looking for a way to communicate to your audience using technology. So you can just go to your local big box store and buy a SmartTV, slap it on the wall and call it a day, right? As a software company specializing in Digital signage, we may differ. Continue reading