Mark Watts, Executive Director of C40 Cities and Stephen Cotton, General Secretary of the ITF, explain why transport is fundamental to the world’s recovery from COVID-19, and call on governments to put transport networks first as the world begins to emerge from the pandemic.
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The NaviLens app uses a cutting-edge algorithm to translate visual signage into audio and allows customers to determine the accurate location and distance to the nearest bus stop.
Work to install OMNY readers in all stations and on all buses remains on track to be completed by end of 2020.
MTA calls on US Senate and White House to act and deliver $12 billion in desperately needed funding to get through 2021.
Front-door boarding will reportedly add up to 40 per cent more space on buses, which aims to enhance a rider’s ability to socially distance.
The two agencies have committed to increasing bus speeds and improving passenger experience with the help of automated camera enforcement of bus lanes.
On top of 'Operation Respect,' New York's MTA is now piloting mask dispensers on buses as a way to protect those using public transit.
The Challenge calls for technologies to make public transit safer, cleaner and more adaptive as New York and New Jersey get back to work.
The transport authority announced that, despite delays related to COVID-19, the roll out of the OMNY fare system is to be completed by the end of 2020.
New York is the state that produces the lowest carbon per capita, and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has accredited this in part to the sustainability projects it has been engaged with in recent years.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has implemented a number of measures to protect its workforce, such as protective screens, employee testing and adapted working rotas.
The event saw 17 leading technology companies present proposals to MTA officials for modernising New York City’s century-old subway signalling system.