Robin O’Hara, Executive Officer in charge of TAP Customer Experience at LA Metro, tells Intelligent Transport how the operator is piloting wearable fare media for its customers, and how an extension of the pilot could have ease-of-access benefits across various user demographics.
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The purchase is said to represent a major step forward to realising Mayor Eric Garcetti and the City of Los Angeles’ commitment to meet environmental sustainability goals and transition to a 100 per cent zero-emission bus fleet by 2028.
A number of initiatives, including bus and light rail infrastructure improvements and accelerating the city’s bus fleet target to be zero-emission, have been launched in LA to combat the climate crisis.
Los Angeles and London hope to expand the ‘Innovator Cities’ network to more cities, allowing more communities around the world to benefit from the transport innovation that the collaborative hopes to develop.
The partners of the project aim to work together in 2020 to develop policies, put pilots in place and seek other strategies to achieve the targets set out in the Zero Emissions 2028 Roadmap 2.0.
The new service uses algorithms to dynamically route shared vehicles to and from three busy Metro stations: Compton (Artesia), El Monte and North Hollywood.
Elon Musk’s system, which he calls ‘loop’, could eventually work on a larger scale beneath cities across the globe; reducing road congestion and pollution.
Paying a monthly subscription to Uber, for a service called Ride-Pass, could save on average 15 per cent as it prevents surging prices caused by traffic, weather and popularity.
The new partnership will deploy a portable passenger screening technology that will help detect weapons and explosive devices on L.A.'s transit system.
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Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority installs a system which allows Metrolink riders to use a mobile app to transfer to Metro Rail…
A mobile app in support of TAP, the largest regional smart card fare payment system in the US, will be used to innovate the ticketing system of LA Metro…
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