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Category: NEMT-Broker

Is Ridesharing the Right Option for Your Members?

Ridesharing is now being promoted as an NEMT alternative or as an addition to existing services.   Rideshare trips can be scheduled on-demand, they use direct routes, cost less, and are available in most urban areas.…

by: Gail Bauhs

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Is Ridesharing the Right Option for Your Members?

Survey Says: The Six Benefits of Real-Time Information Systems

Transit research on riders' responses to service delays and their corresponding use of passenger information systems has recently advanced from theoretical models to more realistic computer simulations and real-life data…

by: Tanya Brusse

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Survey Says: The Six Benefits of Real-Time Information Systems
Category: Ridesharing

Vanpool Rebrand Boosts Local Engagement

What do you do when your rideshare program shares the title of a 1965 Beatles’ hit, Ticket to Ride, and confused locals aren't getting on board? Like the Fab Four, you re-brand – but with less sitars.

At the end of May,…

by: Dan Bower

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Vanpool Rebrand Boosts Local Engagement

FTA Announces $15 Million in Funding For Integrated Mobility Innovation

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) currently has two rounds of grant funding open for buses and Integrated Mobility Innovation. Check out more program details below, and get your applications in!

Grants for Buses and…

by: TripSpark Technologies

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FTA Announces $15 Million in Funding For Integrated Mobility Innovation
Category: Ridesharing

The History of Carpooling

Ridesharing or carpooling began as a conservation method to save rubber, gas, and wear-and-tear on vehicles during the Second World War. In the 1940s, before computer databases and automated matching, the U.S. Office of…

by: Dan Bower

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The History of Carpooling

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