The biggest transport authority in the U.S. is facing wide-ranging service cuts and industrial action according to some news outlets, as it continues to lose money hand over fist in 2020.
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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.
MTA is the first North American transit agency to pilot the technology as it continues in its efforts to minimise the health risk to customers and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Curb launches upfront pricing for e-hail rides booked through its app in New York and D.C. as it looks to keep taxis competitive in the ride-hailing market.
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.
New York City Council's decision to legalise the use of e-bikes and e-scooters within the city also requires the creation of a year-long shared e-scooter pilot programme.
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.
On the latest episode of the Intelligent Transport Podcast, Editor Luke Antoniou is joined by Philip Ellis, Co-Founder and CEO of bike-sharing company Beryl to talk approaches to new mobility, working with cities and what comes next.
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.