Metropolitan Transportation Authority
New York transit authority pilots app for vision-impaired bus riders
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced a new app this week that uses audio cues to guide riders to their bus stops.
NYC debuts 'first' digital subway map of its kind
The technology to show users the locations and directions of trains in near real time on their mobile devices wasn't available a few years ago, said the MTA's Kevin Call.
MTA's Transit Tech Lab asks startups for COVID-19 technology ideas
The New York transit group says it's seeking everything from technologies that can provide remote mental-health counseling to its workers to "cutting-edge" filtration systems.
Nine curb-monitoring, accessibility startups join NYC transit accelerator
The companies will have eight weeks to develop proofs of concept before starting regional pilots that could improve accessibility and reduce traffic congestion.
New York City installs Waze GPS beacons in tunnels
The Bluetooth-connected devices allow drivers to maintain a GPS signal through four tunnels where coverage was previously unavailable.
To retain riders and track buses, Los Angeles County adds free Wi-Fi
With ridership on a steady decline, the nation's most populous county is piloting free Wi-Fi on 150 buses spread across the county.