The contactless ticketing demonstration has been implemented as part of the Sacramento Regional Transit District's efforts to make travelling by public transport easier and more convenient.
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Contactless payment capability has been rolled out on certain Santa Barbara bus services for the first time this week, with Clean Air Express users receiving a discount for using contactless to pay.
The Californian transit operator says it is the first in the state to offer this kind of payment technology to passengers, which it says will make travelling both more convenient and safer.
The California city of Turlock has installed air filters among a raft of other measures to keep its bus drivers safe and help reduce air pollution in its buses.
The ride-sharing giant has been ordered to pay the fine despite the judge admitting that ridership this year had "undoubtedly declined".
With reported losses of over $600 million last quarter, Uber has continued to sell off some of its more experimental arms with the offloading of Uber Elevate.
New light-rail line, bus route expansions and pothole repairs were all on the ticket as voters across the USA passed transit ballots worth millions of taxpayers' dollars.
Proposition 22 enables companies such as Uber and Lyft to class their drivers as contractors, rather than employees, although their campaign methods have raised some eyebrows in the state.
Keolis now totals 5,000 employees in the United States, operating and maintaining vehicles in 12 cities that carry 100 million passengers annually.
The 5-Day Flex Pass will be available during a six-month pilot period and may be added to permanent fare options once its value to customers is determined.
As longtime partners for clean air in California, public transit agencies play a pivotal role in transitioning vehicle fleets away from fossil fuel-powered technologies to zero-emission alternatives.
The permit has been granted for the first time since Uber ceased autonomous testing in March 2018 after one of its vehicles was involved in an accident that resulted in the death of a pedestrian.
OCTA has also announced the roll out of 10 new hydrogen fuel cell electric buses, as well as 10 plug-in battery electric buses which are expected to be in operation in 2021.
The Wall Street Journal has reported that the new feature allows drivers to set fares up to five times more than the original price set by Uber.
Over the past 10 years, Joby Aviation has reportedly developed a quiet, all-electric VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) aircraft, which aims to be instrumental in the commercial launch of the emerging on-demand urban air taxi market.