In addition to improving accessibility and equity within the city's public transportation system, the fare-free bus pilot will allow MTA to collect valuable data to inform future decisions regarding fare structures and service enhancements.
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Consisting of 10 strategic initiatives, the plan aims to optimise kerb space utilisation, reduce congestion, enhance safety and promote sustainable practices, ultimately creating a more vibrant and accessible city for all New Yorkers.
The people behind the wheel: Lauren Streifer’s story, Public Transport Association Australia and New Zealand
For Intelligent Transport’s exclusive ‘The people behind the wheel’ series, Lauren Streifer, Chief Executive of the Public Transport Association Australia and New Zealand, shares insights into her transformative journey within the public transport sector, highlighting the pivotal moments, industry-shaping partnerships, and her vision for a more inclusive and sustainable future…
By providing a comprehensive roadmap, the strategy empowers both public and private stakeholders to navigate the landscape of cyber threats, ensuring the safeguarding of vital infrastructure, networks and sensitive data.
Offering a blend of user-friendly design and cutting-edge features, MTA's new app promises to streamline travel, providing real-time updates, trip planning and personalised options for a more efficient commuting experience.
London's red buses are turning green as TfL achieves a significant milestone with over 1,000 zero-emission buses, in line with its goal of a fully zero-emission bus fleet by 2034.
MTA introduces a six-month pilot of Quantum Self Securement Station on select buses along the M7 route, allowing wheelchair users to secure themselves independently with the push of a button.
MTA's programme aims to improve transit equity, expand access to public transportation and serve as a vital step towards returning ridership to pre-pandemic levels.
MTA triples its e-hail pilot, expanding on-demand paratransit options for Access-A-Ride customers, enhancing flexibility and convenience.
MTA's implementation of ABLE cameras on the Bx36 route marks a milestone with 503 buses now equipped across 18 routes in Brooklyn, Manhattan, the Bronx, Staten Island and Queens, aimed at enhancing traffic enforcement.
Chicago's two new pilot programmes aim to enforce parking violations, reduce crashes and fatalities, as well as promote a more efficient and reliable transportation system using existing infrastructure and new technology.
For the latest instalment of Intelligent Transport’s exclusive ‘The people behind the wheel’ series, Quemuel Arroyo, Chief Accessibility Officer at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, shares how his desire to empower people to determine the quality of their life inspired him to join the transport industry, as well as some of…
As a result of significant improvements in on-time performance and driver no-shows, combined with investments in technology, MTA's Access-A-Ride paratransit service has achieved record levels of customer satisfaction.
Following the launch of new safety initiatives in October 2022, new data has shown that significant progress has been made on subway and transit public safety across New York.
The federal funding will allow MTA to modernise New York City's subway system, with a key focus on making transit services more accessible for people with disabilities and increasing access to critical services.